Definition of Obsessed in English :

Define Obsessed in English

Obsessed meaning in English

Meaning of Obsessed in English

Pronunciation of Obsessed in English

Obsessed pronunciation in English

Pronounce Obsessed in English


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1. haunted, obsessed, preoccupied, taken up

having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something

Example Sentences:
'became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle'
'was absolutely obsessed with the girl'
'got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children'
'he was taken up in worry for the old woman'

2. obsessed, possessed

influenced or controlled by a powerful force such as a strong emotion

Example Sentences:
'by love possessed'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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having a complete preoccupation with someone or something, to an extent that seems extreme to others
letters from all these really obsessed people
He's obsessed with trains.
He was obsessed with American gangster movies.

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v. ob·sessed, ob·sess·ing, ob·sess·es
v. tr.
To preoccupy the mind of (someone) excessively.
v. intr.
To have the mind excessively preoccupied with a single emotion or topic: The conference organizer obsessed over the smallest of details.

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