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obsessive

adjective uk   us   /əbˈses.ɪv/ (also obsessional )
C2 thinking about something or someone, or doing something, too much or all the time: He's obsessive about punctuality. like, typical of, or caused by an obsession: obsessive secrecy obsessional behaviour
obsessively
adverb uk   us   /-li/ (also obsessionally )

obsessive

noun [C] uk   us   /əbˈses.ɪv/
an obsessive person
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