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- n. A form of anxiety characterised by an obsessive compulsion to repeatedly perform trivial or meaningless actions.
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- n. an anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent and persistent thoughts and feelings and repetitive, ritualized behaviors
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Later on, my condition had a name, some obsessive-compulsive disorder Tourette’s–type thing about being stuck in a loop of weird thoughts, like many Jewish people are, especially those born and raised in Utah.