possessiveness love

Definitions

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  • noun The quality of being possessive

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

  • noun excessive desire to possess or dominate

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Examples

  • For effrontery of possessiveness is there anything that can exceed the nest-making, planet-populating, female, human woman?

    CHAPTER XV

  • For effrontery of possessiveness is there anything that can exceed the nest-making, planet-populating, female, human woman?

    Chapter 15

  • Close, exclusive, two-person cliques characterized by possessiveness and jealousy are formed.

    It's So Much Work to Be Your Friend

  • Close, exclusive, two-person cliques characterized by possessiveness and jealousy are formed.

    It's So Much Work to Be Your Friend

  • Close, exclusive, two-person cliques characterized by possessiveness and jealousy are formed.

    It's So Much Work to Be Your Friend

  • Close, exclusive, two-person cliques characterized by possessiveness and jealousy are formed.

    It's So Much Work to Be Your Friend

  • Sometimes, she wondered if his possessiveness was the same that he might extend toward a horse or a rifle.

    Sweet Defiance

  • Sometimes, she wondered if his possessiveness was the same that he might extend toward a horse or a rifle.

    Sweet Defiance

  • Sometimes, she wondered if his possessiveness was the same that he might extend toward a horse or a rifle.

    Sweet Defiance

  • The continued insistence that women like Ewing should reexamine their feelings of "possessiveness," rather than question the sexual-revolutionary principle of nonpossession, meant that the full depth of women's suffering remained nearly invisible, even to its witnesses.

    Manhood in the Age of Aquarius: Masculinity in Two Countercultural Communities, 1965–83

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