The way my imagination works is that I compulsively imagine alternative scenarios to the situations in my life.
The compulsively aggressive Australian is a great businessman, writes press baron and Rupert frenemy Conrad Black.
I compulsively add up every dollar I could make from selling everything I have.
c.1600, from French compulsif, from Latin compulsus, past participle of compellere (see compel). Psychological sense is from 1902. As a noun, attested from 1630s; psychological sense from 1957. Related: Compulsively; compulsiveness.
compulsive com·pul·sive (kəm-pŭl'sĭv)
Caused or conditioned by compulsion or obsession. n.
A person with behavior patterns governed by a compulsion.