how to pronounce compulsive

/kəmˈpʌlsɪv/

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compulsive is pronounced in three syllables

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kəmpʌlsɪv

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An example use of compulsive in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… followed by a compulsive action and of …”

meaning of compulsive

Compulsive means a person who is compelled to do something, or a person who has a compulsion.

words with pronunciation similar to compulsive

compulsoryimpulsivecompulsioncomplycomplaincompellingrepulsive

words that rhyme with compulsive

repulsiveimpulsive

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