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Synonyms of 'obsessive'

(adjective) 
Eating behaviour is the subject of obsessive, almost phobic interest.
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compulsive
an almost compulsive desire to play tricks
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gripping
a gripping thriller about the hunt for a serial killer
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tormenting
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irresistible
It proved an irresistible temptation to go back.
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neurotic
He was almost neurotic about being followed.
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obsessional

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in the sense of gripping
Definition
very interesting and exciting
a gripping thriller about the hunt for a serial killer
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in the sense of irresistible
Definition
not able to be resisted or refused
It proved an irresistible temptation to go back.
in the sense of neurotic
Definition
afflicted by neurosis
He was almost neurotic about being followed.
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