Meaning of compulsive
Pronunciation: (kum-pul'siv), [key]
- compelling; compulsory.
- a compulsive desire to cry.
- pertaining to, characterized by, or involving compulsion:a compulsive desire to cry.
- governed by an obsessive need to conform, be scrupulous, etc., coupled with an inability to express positive emotions.
- a person whose behavior is governed by a compulsion.
- compulsive (Thesaurus)