obsessionally
adverb see obsession

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • obsessionally — See obsessional. * * * …   Universalium

  • obsessionally — ob·ses·sion·al·ly …   English syllables

  • obsessionally — adverb in a compulsive manner he cleaned his shoes compulsively after every walk • Syn: ↑compulsively, ↑obsessively • Derived from adjective: ↑obsessional, ↑obsessive (for: ↑obses …   Useful english dictionary

  • compulsively — adverb in a compulsive manner (Freq. 1) he cleaned his shoes compulsively after every walk • Syn: ↑obsessively, ↑obsessionally • Derived from adjective: ↑obsessional (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • obsessively — adverb in a compulsive manner he cleaned his shoes compulsively after every walk • Syn: ↑compulsively, ↑obsessionally • Derived from adjective: ↑obsessional (for: ↑obsessionally), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • obsession — noun Date: 1680 1. a persistent disturbing preoccupation with an often unreasonable idea or feeling; broadly compelling motivation < an obsession with profits > 2. something that causes an obsession • obsessional adjective • obsessionally adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • obsession — noun 1》 the state of being obsessed. 2》 an idea or thought that obsesses someone. Derivatives obsessional adjective obsessionally adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • obsession — n. 1 the act of obsessing or the state of being obsessed. 2 a persistent idea or thought dominating a person s mind. 3 a condition in which such ideas are present. Derivatives: obsessional adj. obsessionalism n. obsessionally adv. Etymology: L… …   Useful english dictionary

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