the case expressing ownership
serving to express or indicate possession;
"the genitive endings"
desirous of owning;
"small children are so possessive they will not let others play with their toys"
having or showing a desire to control or dominate;
"a possessive parent"
- Both words are stressed for the possessive.
- It is often used with a possessive adjective.
- My son is very possessive about his mother.
- He has a strong possessive instinct.
I am possessive about my car and my typewriter and my workshop tools.出自： A. S. Neill
Angharad hugged her father with possessive love.出自： R. Thomas
Rembrandt has a hand on her waist with possessive unconcern.出自： J. Heller