Synonyms of 'obsessive'
Eating behaviour is the subject of obsessive, almost phobic interest.
an almost compulsive desire to play tricks
gripping, , , ,
a gripping thriller about the hunt for a serial killer
It proved an irresistible temptation to go back.
neurotic, , ,
He was almost neurotic about being followed.
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in the sense of gripping
very interesting and excitinga gripping thriller about the hunt for a serial killer
in the sense of irresistible
not able to be resisted or refusedIt proved an irresistible temptation to go back.
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Thesaurus for obsessive from the Collins English Thesaurus
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