Associations to the word «Possessed»


POSSESSED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of possess
POSSESSED, adjective. Controlled by evil spirits.
POSSESSED, adjective. Seized by powerful emotions.
POSSESSED, adjective. (construed with of) (not comparable) Having; owning.

Dictionary definition

POSSESSED, adjective. Influenced or controlled by a powerful force such as a strong emotion; "by love possessed".
POSSESSED, adjective. Frenzied as if possessed by a demon; "the soldier was completely amuck"; "berserk with grief"; "a berserk worker smashing windows".

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