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".

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis