Adjective "obsessional" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/əbˈsɛʃ(ə)n(ə)l/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'Such obsessional regulation, he says, ‘compromises the fabric of that very elusive thing we call trust.’'
  2. 'In the second year, fourteen per cent presented with anxiety symptoms and seven per cent with obsessional compulsive symptoms.'

Definitions

1. the domination of one's thoughts or feelings by a persistent idea, image, desire, etc.

2. the idea, image, desire, feeling, etc., itself.

3. the state of being obsessed.

4. the act of obsessing.

More examples(as adjective)

"thinkings can be obsessional for people."

"people can be obsessional about things."

"neurosises can be obsessional."

"people can be obsessional."

"behaviours can be obsessional."

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Origin

(obsession)