Associations to the word «Obsessed»


OBSESSED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of obsess
OBSESSED, verb. Influenced or controlled by evil spirits, but less than possessed in that the spirits do not actually reside in the victim.
OBSESSED, adjective. Intensely preoccupied with or by a given topic or emotion; driven by a specified obsession.

Dictionary definition

OBSESSED, adjective. Having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something; "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".
OBSESSED, adjective. Influenced or controlled by a powerful force such as a strong emotion; "by love possessed".

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Alfred Lord Tennyson