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What is another word for compulsive?

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Adjective
Resulting from, or relating to, an irresistible or overwhelming urge
“We have a compulsive urge to grow, to realize our true selves, and become more whole than divided.”
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Not restrained or held in check
“This isolation most likely reinforces his compulsive eating.”
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Resulting or acting from a pathological compulsion or desire
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“A compulsive traveler all his life, he took himself off to Germany in 1867, hoping that he might relieve his back pain by taking mineral baths at local spas.”
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Captivating or compelling in nature
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“How Preston, a menacing figure in hat and trench coat, sets about achieving his goal by covering his tracks makes for compulsive viewing.”
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(in non-technical use) Abnormally sensitive, obsessive, or anxious
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Reasonable and convincing
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Causing or tending to cause addiction
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Obsessively concerned with something
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Wanting or devouring great quantities of food
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Passionately motivated to achieve one's goals
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Abusing, or being an abuser of, drugs
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Exhilarating or exciting
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