Besetting is an adjective which is used to describe being constantly present, attacking or obsessing.


  1. The ‘besetting’ problem which she has faced for 5 years, has now been removed from her life.
  2. His ‘besetting’ need to constantly be better than others has destroyed his ability to live in peace.
  3. What a ‘besetting’ group of people, still fighting over matters which took place 50 years ago.

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