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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Compulsive  \Com*pul"sive\,  a. 
  Having  power  to  compel;  exercising  or  applying  compulsion. 
 
  Religion  is  .  .  .  inconsistent  with  all  compulsive 
  motives.  --Sharp. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  compulsive 
  adj  1:  caused  by  or  suggestive  of  psychological  compulsion; 
  "compulsive  drinking" 
  2:  strongly  motivated  to  succeed  [syn:  {determined},  {driven}] 
  n  :  a  person  with  a  compulsive  disposition;  someone  who  feels 
  compelled  to  do  certain  things 




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