compulsiveness compulsiveness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the trait of acting compulsively

News

  • Stats aside, Murphy striving for more in 2014

    By just about any statistical or anecdotal indication, Daniel Murphy enjoyed the best year of his life in 2013. Still, the Mets second baseman stresses. The compulsiveness that made him one of the game's most obsessive hitters has not faded.
    on February 24, 2014     Source: New York Mets

Quotes

  • "Among 'uptown intellectuals,'" Irving Howe wrote "there was this feeling of shock and dismay, and I don't remember anyone judging him. The feeling was that he'd been driven to this by compulsiveness, by madness. He was seen as a victim."
    on Nov 10, 2007 By: Irving Howe Source: Pajamas Media (blog)

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