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Adjective: compulsive  kum'púl-siv
  1. Caused by or suggestive of psychological compulsion
    "compulsive drinking"
  2. Strongly motivated to succeed
    - determined, driven
Noun: compulsive  kum'púl-siv
  1. A person with a compulsive disposition; someone who feels compelled to do certain things

Derived forms: compulsives

See also: ambitious, aspirational, neurotic, psychoneurotic

Type of: individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Encyclopedia: Compulsive