compulsively compulsively  /kəm ˈpəl sɪv li/


  • (adv) in a compulsive manner



  1. Harry Lewis, founder of Hamburger Hamlet, dies

    LOS ANGELES — Harry Lewis, founder of the Hamburger Hamlet chain whose regular customers included Ronald Reagan and Elizabeth Taylor, has died at age 93. The Los Angeles Times ( ) reports Lewis died Sunday at a convalescent home in Beverly Hills. His son, Adam, tells the newspaper that his father was compulsively driven by attention to detail and would cook 30 hamburgers ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. Our National Smartphone Addiction Is Just Getting Started

    For those of us who make our living tapping out words on the Internet and compulsively rechecking Twitter, it's sometimes easy to forget that there's a large chunk of the country for whom a phone really ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Atlantic via Yahoo! Finance


  1. The AP's Deepti Hajela called the seventh and final Potter a "classic," writing that Rowling "completes her entertaining, compulsively readable series with a book that is both heartbreaking and hopeful, one that left this reader sad to say goodbye...
    on Jul 20, 2007 By: Deepti Hajela Source: FOXNews

  2. Correa said former government officials had committed "treason," and that bankers "compulsively induced, threatened, bribed and pressured with all their might to push their loans and make their juicy commissions."
    on Nov 20, 2008 By: Rafael Correa Source:

  3. "When a divorcing spouse makes public vulgar, insulting, and humiliating comments about the other, children are devastated and tend to either compulsively go towards the attacked party to defend them; or compulsively go towards the attacking parent...
    on Oct 21, 2008 By: Dr Laura Schlessinger Source: Washington Times

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