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ob·ses·sive

 (əb-sĕs′ĭv, ŏb-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, characteristic of, or causing an obsession: obsessive gambling.
2. Excessive in degree or nature: an obsessive need to win.

ob·ses′sive n.
ob·ses′sive·ly adv.
ob·ses′sive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.obsessively - in a compulsive manner; "he cleaned his shoes compulsively after every walk"

obsessively

adverb compulsively, uncontrollably, neurotically, obsessionally worrying obsessively about the future
Translations
بِهَوَس، باسْتِحْواذ
mániákusan
eins og haldinn òráhyggju
posadnuto
tutkulu bir şekilde

obsessively

[əbˈsesɪvlɪ] ADV [work] → de (una) forma obsesiva; [love, hate] → de (una) forma obsesiva, de (una) forma enfermiza
to be obsessively concerned about sthestar preocupado de (una) forma obsesiva por algo
she is obsessively tidytiene obsesión or manía con or por la limpieza
she was obsessively devoted to her mothertenía una devoción obsesiva por su madre

obsessively

[əbˈsɛsɪvli] advde manière obsessionnelle

obsessively

advwie besessen; to be obsessively concerned about somebody/somethingvon der Sorge um jdn/etw besessen sein; she is obsessively preoccupied with cleanlinesssie huldigt einem Sauberkeitswahn; he is obsessively devoted to herer ist ihr bedingungslos ergeben; (lover) → er liebt sie wie besessen

obsessively

[əbˈsɛsɪvlɪ] advossessivamente

obsess

(əbˈses) verb
to occupy (someone's mind) too much. He is obsessed by the fear of death.
obˈsession (-ʃən) noun
an obsession about motorbikes.
obˈsessional (-ʃə-) adjective
obsessional behaviour.
obˈsessive (-siv) adjective
obsessive about cleanliness.
obˈsessively adverb
obˈsessiveness noun
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