US: /kəmˈpəɫsɪv/
UK: /kəmpˈʌlsɪv/

English Vietnamese dictionary

compulsive /kəm'pʌlsiv/
  • tính từ
    • ép buộc, có xu hướng ép buộc

Advanced English dictionary

+ adjective
1 (of behaviour) that is difficult to stop or control: compulsive eating / spending / gambling
2 (of people) not being able to control their behaviour: a compulsive drinker / gambler / liar
3 that makes you pay attention to it because it is so interesting and exciting: The programme made compulsive viewing.
compulsively adverb: She watched him compulsively. + a compulsively readable book

Thesaurus dictionary

compelling, obsessive, coercive, urgent, forceful, overwhelming, constrained:
She is such a compulsive workaholic that she double-checks everything done by her staff.

Concise English dictionary

+a person with a compulsive disposition; someone who feels compelled to do certain things
+caused by or suggestive of psychological compulsion
+strongly motivated to succeed