All Adverb
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  • Although some people do certain things over and over again, they do not necessarily perform these actions compulsively.
  • He compulsively married one of these girls who became pregnant when he was 18-years old.
  • Around age three-and-a-half, children may compulsively repeat words or phrases.
  • Monty is obsessed with body building and he compulsively works out every day.
  • When you launch out into these great machinations you say enormities compulsively. Cited from Light, by Henri Barbusse [Tr.: Fitzwater Wray]
  • We compulsively confess every detail of our story, except the moral.
  • Those who compulsively exercise are at risk for developing eating disorders as well.
  • Workaholics are those who work compulsively at the expense of other activities.
  • To deal with the fear of germs one may compulsively wash their hands until they are chapped.
  • He hosts a popular late-night radio program which Natsumi compulsively listens to.
  • An earworm is a piece of music that repeats compulsively within one's mind.
  • Along the way, John has compulsively amassed a vast collection of art and pop ephemera.
  • There she works incessantly, rarely stopping to share her work, compulsively creating.
  • However, those who compulsively talk are not to be confused with those who are simply highly verbal and vary their quantity of talk.
  • The book was described as a "bold, original and compulsively readable work of history."
  • Since childhood, Greenberg sketched compulsively, until becoming a young adult, when he began to focus on literature.
  • People that gamble compulsively tend to run into issues with family members, the law, and the places and people they gamble with.
  • The bartender and owner, Murk, compulsively waters his plants, although they are dead.
  • We watch as he compulsively invites his own ruin.
  • Some were even compulsively deprived of their parent rights.
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Meaning of compulsively

  • adverb In a compulsive manner
    he cleaned his shoes compulsively after every walk