workaholic

[ US /ˌwɝkəˈhɑɫɪk/ ]
[ UK /wˌɜːkɐhˈɒlɪk/ ]
NOUN
  1. person with a compulsive need to work
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How To Use workaholic In A Sentence

  • Calm, mannerly, fond of bowties, Whitworth was a workaholic.
  • A compulsive womaniser, adrenaline junkie and workaholic who would sacrifice anything for his career? The Sun
  • To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal. Individuals like myself are often called "workaholics". I question this term because that implies a pathological condition or an illness. If I do what I desire more than anything else in the world and which makes me happy, such work can never be an aberration. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam 
  • In his twenties, however, he became a bit of a workaholic, working 12 to 15 hour days and doing no exercise.
  • For all her girlishness, she's a steely businesswoman and a self-confessed workaholic.
  • I think you are looking at two workaholics.
  • We may have the classic symptoms of the workaholic - the compulsion to spend hours away from home, the misplaced feeling of virtue - but none of this is proof we are accomplishing anything.
  • Profiles of McGreevey from throughout his career depict him as a workaholic, driven, charming and schmoozy but eerily hollow in both personal life and political philosophy.
  • Chances are you're a workaholic if you feel compelled to work for the sake of working, and you feel panic, anxiety or a sense of loss when you aren't working.
  • Workaholic Yuwarat shrugs off the need for police cavalcades and security with a certain bravado: ‘I am not afraid of dying.’
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