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Synonyms for obsessive

Synonyms for obsessive

a person who has obsessions

characterized by or constituting an obsession

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The women's champion Serena Williams, who is just returning from injury, is one of several stars stalked by an obsessive in the past.
It's an obsessive, ambiguous movie that's as fascinating and frustrating as that sounds.
I am reluctant to maintain that the relatively sudden conjoining of obsessive and compulsive prompted the cultural construction either of serial or of copycat murder, but I do maintain that obsessive-compulsiveness was sufficiently powerful a mythopoetic figure that it could propel both well beyond Reagan's America.
Conjoining obsessive and compulsive, our era has moved beyond Lacan's joking Freud and criticism's literary Lacan, beyond a core individual who, experiencing alack a loss, must express itself in order to make itself known per se and viable extra se.
Once detached from other cultural activities either by the market or in defense against or exploitation of that market, artmaking shifts from the obsessive to the obsessive-compulsive.
Others are more virtuous, or less, well, obsessive in their coverage.
com) takes the obsessive in a more temporal direction.
The mayor has labelled the political obsessives as possible criminals, so much for evidence and facts.
It may be the political obsessives are the movers and shakers he often praised until they started to criticise his policies, to brand a section of innocent people without evidence is despicable.
I also agree with Ray Mallon that there are a tiny minority of political obsessives in this town who believe they can intimidate and bully councillors out of office.
Patients with severe physical illnesses, other psychiatric illnesses, current, past or family history of obsessive compulsive disorder and drug abuse were excluded.
63%) patients had obsessive compulsive symptoms, including 497(29.
Conclusion: Around one-third participants had obsessive compulsive symptoms.