Pronunciation: (ub-ses'iv), [key]
1. being, pertaining to, or resembling an obsession: an obsessive fear of illness.
2. causing an obsession.
3. excessive, esp. extremely so.
someone who has an obsession or obsessions; a person who thinks or behaves in an obsessive manner.
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