obsessive-compulsive

ADJECTIVE
  1. characterized by obsessions and compulsions
    obsessive-compulsive neurosis
NOUN
  1. a person with obsessive-compulsive characteristics
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How To Use obsessive-compulsive In A Sentence

  • However, the obsessive-compulsive actress is not well suited to the task.
  • Stress-induced conditions include hair loss, heart disease, obesity, obsessive-compulsive disorder, sexual dysfunction, tooth and gum disease and ulcers or indigestion. Robert Tornambe, M.D.: Does Stress Make You Ugly?
  • It's very odd knowing that people are watching me for little obsessive-compulsive quirks now, even though I'm pretty much all better.
  • Compulsive hair pulling (trichotillomania) sometimes responds to drugs for obsessive-compulsive disorder or depression.
  • There are treatments, even cures, for depression, paranoia and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Gary W. Small, M.D.: The Coming Epidemic of Alzheimer's Disease
  • I keep hearing that writers/publishers must grab the obsessive-compulsive "completist" readership, the sort of "devoted" kind who become obsessed with a series and WILL NOT STOP until he gets every single book in a series ... and wants a series to never end ... MIND MELD: Science Fiction Series
  • She says I'm suffering from a kind of extremism, an obsessive-compulsive disorder called scrupulosity.
  • October 1st, 2009 WASHINGTON - Researchers claim that streptococcal infection, also called strep throat, doesn't cause or trigger Tourette syndrome or obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7
  • The classic definition of an obsessive-compulsive is a person who repeats the same unsuccessful behavior over and over hoping that it will work this time or that mere repetition will bestow good fortune. Borders suck
  • Experts say that an abnormal fixation on STDs can be a sign of obsessive-compulsive disorder or hypochondria.
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