[ US /ɑbˈsɛsɪvɫi/ ]
[ UK /ɒbsˈɛsɪvli/ ]
  1. in a compulsive manner
    he cleaned his shoes compulsively after every walk
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How To Use obsessively In A Sentence

  • You may go on strict diets and exercise obsessively. PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome
  • When production designer David Brisbin oversaw the “rebuild” of Charlie Swan’s house, he studied the original location obsessively and created exactly what he had seen — with one key addition. TWILIGHT SAGA NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 9TH | Open Society Book Club Discussions and Reviews
  • Barbie, Toys “Я” Us machine guns—these are “charged objects,” contaminative; they represent the dog-eat-dog world, the obsessively competitive culture that synagogues and mosques and churches strive to keep out. The Barbie Chronicles
  • Obsessively monitoring lines and wrinkles, swollen ankles and grey hairs, they are haunted by feelings of self-hatred and inadequacy.
  • All those so-called hipsters fervently awaiting Wes Anderson's follow-up to The Life Aquatic don't need to obsessively check IMDb; starting next week, they just have to turn on the TV. Bottle Racket
  • After an hour of obsessively checking my email, it sent me an address, phone number and more.
  • By night, he toils on his self-indulgent solo art film, obsessively documenting the minutiae of his life while the bigger picture-the growing distance between him and his foxy French lady friend Marlene-eludes him.
  • His once very masculine apartment with it's autographed sports and political memorabilia, perfectly categorized books and movie collections which were once kept in obsessively compulsive neat order, came to resemble a day care center. Susanna Quinn: Eight Weeks With Dad
  • The student complained McCormick was falsely saying they were dating, that he was calling her obsessively and had punched a wall and said "I could have hurt you" after seeing her hug another guy, according to an e-mail Hansen sent administrators recapping the allegations. WCAX - Local News
  • Overwhelming amounts of online medical information are leading researchers to coin a new psychological classification called "cyberchondria" that describes people who obsessively misdiagnose themselves using the Web.
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