Definitions

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  • adverb In an obsessive manner.
  • adverb To an obsessive degree.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a compulsive manner

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Examples

  • His once very masculine apartment with it's autographed sports and political memorabilia, perfectly categorized books and movie collections which were once kept in obsessively compulsive neat order, came to resemble a day care center.

    Susanna Quinn: Eight Weeks With Dad

  • His once very masculine apartment with it's autographed sports and political memorabilia, perfectly categorized books and movie collections which were once kept in obsessively compulsive neat order, came to resemble a day care center.

    Susanna Quinn: Eight Weeks With Dad

  • His once very masculine apartment with it's autographed sports and political memorabilia, perfectly categorized books and movie collections which were once kept in obsessively compulsive neat order, came to resemble a day care center.

    Susanna Quinn: Eight Weeks With Dad

  • What that means in real terms is that nobody thinks about him for most of the year and then shouts his name obsessively during Wimbledon, throwing their unattainable expectations behind him until his inevitable quarter-final knock-out.

    Sports Personality Of The Year 2006 Betting Odds – Shaun Murphy

  • I’m sure I’m not alone in having favorite books that I’ve read and re-read obsessively from a young age.

    Book Giveaways « Tales from the Reading Room

  • Private cell phone records reveal mom, Casey, desperate to contact him in California, making late-night and early-morning calls obsessively, text messaging him every day during the time little Caylee goes missing.

    CNN Transcript Sep 19, 2008

  • The strings tried to muscle in while Douglas repeated the initial phrase obsessively and with barely a change.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • He was determined to hit the jackpot and stalked a row of slot machines like a 12-step program dropout, popping coins obsessively into one, then another and another.

    OpEdNews - OpEdNews.Com Progressive, Tough Liberal News and Opinion

  • He was determined to hit the jackpot and stalked a row of slot machines like a 12-step program dropout, popping coins obsessively into one, then another and another.

    OpEdNews - OpEdNews.Com Progressive, Tough Liberal News and Opinion

  • The student complained McCormick was falsely saying they were dating, that he was calling her obsessively and had punched a wall and said "I could have hurt you" after seeing her hug another guy, according to an e-mail Hansen sent administrators recapping the allegations.

    WCAX - Local News

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