Definition of Obsessives

1. Noun. (plural of obsessive) ¹



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Definition of Obsessives

1. obsessive [n] - See also: obsessive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obsessives

obsessional
obsessional neurosis
obsessionally
obsessions
obsessive
obsessive-compulsive
obsessive-compulsive disorder
obsessive-compulsive neurosis
obsessive-compulsive personality
obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
obsessive behaviour
obsessive personality
obsessively
obsessiveness
obsessivenesses
obsessives (current term)
obsessivity
obsessor
obsessors
obsidian
obsidians
obsidional
obsidious
obsign
obsignation
obsignations
obsignatory
obsigned
obsigning
obsigns

Literary usage of Obsessives

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1. The Lancet-clinic by Mississippi Valley Medical Association, Ohio Valley Medical Association (1908)
"... and the ideo- obsessives, or those given to impulsion in acts or thoughts, belong usually to this class. In contrast to this group is another in which ..."

2. A Hedonist's Guide to Lisbon by Sarah Marshall (2004)
"It's a look retro obsessives would pay thousands to re-create. Rooms are simple, but clean and bright. Several have private balconies with fantastic views ..."

3. Why Worry? by George Lincoln Walton (1908)
"... description of obsessives is peculiarly apt: "over-scrupulous, disquieted over trifles, indecisive in action, and anxious about their affairs. ..."

4. Value of Psychiatric Treatment: Its Efficacy in Severe Mental Disorders edited by Samuel J. Keith (1996)
"... and because of our clinical experience that some patients have dramatically improved with one or more of these strategies, we give pure obsessives a ..."

5. Mediapolis: popular Culture and the Cityby Alex de Jong, Marc Schuilenburg by Alex de Jong, Marc Schuilenburg (2006)
"The science fiction writer William Gibson even refers to these young [59 people kindly as 'passionate obsessives'. To him, an Otaku symbolizes the ..."

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