Definition of Obsessively

1. Adverb. In a compulsive manner. "He cleaned his shoes compulsively after every walk"




Definition of Obsessively

1. Adverb. In an obsessive manner. ¹

2. Adverb. To an obsessive degree. ¹

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Definition of Obsessively

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obsessively

obsesses
obsessing
obsession
obsessional
obsessional neurosis
obsessionally
obsessions
obsessive
obsessive-compulsive
obsessive-compulsive disorder
obsessive-compulsive neurosis
obsessive-compulsive personality
obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
obsessive behaviour
obsessive personality
obsessively (current term)
obsessiveness
obsessivenesses
obsessives
obsessivity
obsessor
obsessors
obsidian
obsidians
obsidional
obsidious
obsign
obsignation
obsignations
obsignatory

Literary usage of Obsessively

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1. Deeper Reading: Comprehending Challenging Texts, 4-12 by Kelly Gallagher (2004)
"The abrasive labor of time, together with a radical change of habits (I was in fact shamed into becoming almost obsessively clean), gradually wore down the ..."

2. Capital (1888)
"Talking of erosion, what seems to be most frequently eroded is credibility. Every newspaper commentator seems to be obsessively concerned with credibility; ..."

3. Senescence, the Last Half of Life by Granville Stanley Hall (1922)
"The death thought in some of our data seems to be spontaneous, that is, it may break out obsessively, not only on the slightest occasion but without any ..."

4. Defense Policy in the Reagan Administration edited by William P. Snyder, James Brown (1997)
"Such measures, however, would require a giant step forward for an obsessively secretive society such as the USSR. The evidence against Midgetman, therefore, ..."

5. My Tiny Life: Crime and Passion in a Virtual World by Julian Dibbell (1998)
"... shared a string of intimacies, with whom he'd exchanged stories about their respective real lives, with whom he was now painfully, obsessively in love? ..."

6. The Mount Vernon Street Warrens: A Boston Story, 1860-1910 by Martin Burgess Green (1880)
"... the trap and sat obsessively watching and counting its revolutions all the way there.56 Most striking of all, perhaps, was when his cousin Phillips ..."

7. The New Detente: Rethinking East-West Relations by Mary Kaldor, Gerard Holden, Richard A. Falk (1989)
"... to the question that Ulam and his colleagues ask obsessively - why, in 1945, did the Americans (Roosevelt but also Douglas MacArthur) not have the sense ..."

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