2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

obsessed \obsessed\ adjective

1. having or showing excessive or compulsive concern; -- used with with.

Syn: haunted, preoccupied, taken up(predicate). [WordNet 1.5]

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

Syn: possessed(predicate). [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: 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" [syn: {haunted}, {obsessed}, {preoccupied}, {taken up(p)}]

2: influenced or controlled by a powerful force such as a strong emotion; "by love possessed" [syn: {obsessed}, {possessed(p)}]

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