(noun, adjective)


1. characterized by or constituting an obsession

- the obsessional character of his response

- obsessive gambling

Similar word(s): neurotic, psychoneurotic, obsessional

Sentences with obsessive as an adjective:

- The idea is too tempting, it's obsessive

- Hardcore fans' obsessive behavior may take over their lives

- A workaholic's obsessive zeal may lead to success or burnout


1. a person who has obsessions

Definition categories: person, neurotic, psychoneurotic