compulsively
adverb see compulsive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Compulsively — Com*pul sive*ly, adv. By compulsion; by force. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • compulsively — adv. Compulsively is used with these adjectives: ↑readable …   Collocations dictionary

  • compulsively — compulsive ► ADJECTIVE 1) resulting from or acting on an irresistible urge. 2) irresistibly interesting or exciting. DERIVATIVES compulsively adverb compulsiveness noun …   English terms 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

  • compulsively — See compulsive. * * * …   Universalium

  • compulsively — adverb In a compulsive manner; obsessively …   Wiktionary

  • compulsively — Synonyms and related words: anally, automatically, blindly, by reflex, compellingly, complaisantly, compliantly, compulsorily, conformably, conformingly, conventionally, flexibly, imperatively, imperiously, instinctively, involuntarily, malleably …   Moby Thesaurus

  • compulsively — adv. obsessively, in a compulsive manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • compulsively — com·pul·sive·ly …   English syllables

  • compulsively — See: compulsive …   English dictionary

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