Obsessed - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əbˈsest, ɑb-|  American pronunciation of the word obsessed
Brit.  |əbˈsest|  British pronunciation of the word obsessed
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto obsess
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto obsess
- having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something (syn: haunted, preoccupied)
was absolutely obsessed with the girl
- influenced or controlled by a powerful force such as a strong emotion (syn: possessed)

Examples

The writer was obsessed with thoughts of death.

was absolutely obsessed with the girl

The actress is stalked by an obsessed admirer.

A lot of young girls are obsessed by their weight.

Jody's been obsessed with some lifeguard for months.

Alfred was intensely ambitious, obsessed with the idea of becoming rich.

He was obsessed with physical fitness.

She was stalked by an obsessed fan.

a selfish and designing nation obsessed with the dark schemes of European intrigue

obsessed by things elfin and small

he was maniacally obsessed with jealousy

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