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synonyms for obsessive

  • compulsive
  • distraught
  • disturbed
  • manic
  • aberrant
  • deviant
  • hysteric
  • psychoneurotic
  • upset
  • abnormal
  • anxious
  • basket case
  • bundle of nerves
  • choked
  • clutched
  • disordered
  • disoriented
  • erratic
  • hung up
  • inhibited
  • nervous
  • nervous wreck
  • overwrought
  • unhealthy
  • unstable
  • uptight
  • wired
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antonyms for obsessive

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  • normal
  • adjusted
  • balanced
  • sane
  • stable
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          How to use obsessive in a sentence

          The lawyer, listed in court as Jane Roe to protect her identity, said she sought help from Federal Defender Anthony Martinez after his top deputy targeted her for unwelcome attention that the lawsuit describes as “intense and obsessive.”
          COMMENTS ON BODY PARTS. QUESTIONS ABOUT PREGNANCY. COURT FILING ALLEGES ONGOING HARASSMENT IN JUDICIARY.ANN MARIMOWAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
          He realizes too late that his obsessive focus on his daughter has blinded him to the bigger issues—and that a world in which one’s own child’s future becomes more important than others’ is not one in which anyone can thrive.
          FROM STILLWATER TO SWEET GIRL, A NEW CROP OF MOVIES EXPLORES THE PLIGHT OF MODERN DADSBELINDA LUSCOMBEAUGUST 18, 2021TIME
          This obsessive stockpiling of brick-a-brack, however, is excellent news for an array of researchers hoping to study shifting climates, evolving flora and fauna, and even mysterious human treks across ancient deserts.
          WHAT’S IN A PACKRAT’S PETRIFIED PEE? JUST A FEW THOUSAND YEARS OF SECRETS.RACHEL FELTMANAUGUST 12, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
          Ryan spares no one — from “young, young, young” dads who put in bare-minimum parenting effort, to Jane’s imaginary husband to her own obsessive love for the musical Hamilton.
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          Rebecca is passionate, obsessive in her drive, and nobody else could have made this place become such a major tourist destination.
          LGBTQ ALLY HOFFBERGER STEPPING DOWN AT AMERICAN VISIONARY ART MUSEUMED GUNTSJULY 21, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
          I’ve since learned that many people with a condition that I have, called obsessive compulsive disorder, have a terrible sense of direction, or spatial awareness.
          NAVIGATING THE WORLD WITH A TERRIBLE SENSE OF DIRECTIONAWISEJULY 12, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
          If you're anything like us, you're obsessive about finding the perfect gift.
          SCOUTED GIFT PICK: WEBER GRILL PANJILLIAN LUCASJUNE 11, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
          When massage guns first appeared in 2016, they changed the game for recovery obsessives.
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          The obsessions aren’t obsessive enough, the threats are paltry, and the mysteries not all that mysterious.
          WHAT WENT WRONG WITH THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW?ALISSA WILKINSONMAY 14, 2021VOX
          They could be obsessive, daily consumers—or they could have accidentally watched just one minute of one movie several months ago, and Amazon counted that as a viewer.
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