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compulsive

adjective
 
 
/kəmˈpʌlsɪv/
HABIT A compulsive habit is something that you do a lot because you want to so much that you cannot control yourself.
engellenemez, önüne geçilemez, kontrolsüz, istem dışı
a compulsive eating disorderContinually thinking aboutAddictionDrug addiction
a compulsive eater/gambler/liar, etc someone who is unable to stop eating/lying, etc, despite knowing that they should stop
iflak olmaz/engellenemez pis boğaz/kumarbaz/yalancı vs.
Continually thinking aboutAddictionDrug addiction
INTERESTING so interesting or exciting that you cannot stop reading, playing, or watching it
etkileyici, karşıkonulamaz, istek uyandıran
This documentary about life in prison makes compulsive viewing.Exciting and interesting
compulsively adverb
kontrol edilemeyen bir şekilde
(Definition of compulsive from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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