1.Tending to adhere; sticky.
2.Gummed so as to adhere.
3.Tending to persist; difficult if not impossible to shake off: “He feels an adhesive dread, a sudden acquaintance with the . . . darker side of mankind” (George F. Will).
1.A substance, such as paste or cement, that provides or promotes adhesion.
1.Gaby used an adhesive glue to shut Nat lips together so he'd shut the fuck up about the 'wet birds don't fly at night' theory in his own science physics experiments.
2.Adhesitology and Animal psycology have strong metaphorical links in this theory.