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ob·sess

(əb-sĕs′, ŏb-)
v. ob·sessed, ob·sess·ing, ob·sess·es
v. tr.
To preoccupy the mind of (someone) excessively.
v. intr.
To have the mind excessively preoccupied with a single emotion or topic: The conference organizer obsessed over the smallest of details.

[Latin obsidēre, obsess-, to beset, occupy : ob-, on; see ob- + sedēre, to sit; see sed- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

ob·ses′sor n.

obsessed

(əbˈsɛst)
adj
having a complete preoccupation with someone or something, to an extent that seems extreme to others: He's obsessed with trains..
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.obsessed - 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"
concerned - feeling or showing worry or solicitude; "concerned parents of youthful offenders"; "was concerned about the future"; "we feel concerned about accomplishing the task at hand"; "greatly concerned not to disappoint a small child"
2.obsessed - influenced or controlled by a powerful force such as a strong emotion; "by love possessed"
controlled - restrained or managed or kept within certain bounds; "controlled emotions"; "the controlled release of water from reservoirs"

obsessed

adjective absorbed, absorbed, dominated, gripped, caught up, haunted, distracted, hung up (slang), preoccupied, immersed, beset, in the grip, infatuated, fixated, having a one-track mind He was obsessed by science fiction films.
detached, indifferent, aloof, unconcerned, disinterested, uncaring, apathetic, impassive
Translations
posedlý
besat
pakkomielteen vaivaama
opsjednut
執着した
집념에 사로 잡힌
besatt
ที่เอาใจใส่อย่างมาก
bị ám ảnh

obsessed

[əbˈsest] ADJobsesionado
you're obsessed!¡estás obsesionado!
to be obsessed with sb/sthestar obsesionado con algn/algo
he's obsessed with the ideaestá obsesionado con la ideale obsesiona la idea
he's obsessed with cleanlinessestá obsesionado con la limpiezatiene obsesión or manía con la limpieza
she's obsessed with becoming richestá obsesionada con (la idea de) hacerse rica

obsessed

[əbˈsɛst] adjobsédé(e)
to be obsessed with sb/sth → être obsédé(e) par qn/qch
He's obsessed with trains → Il est obsédé par les trains.

obsessed

مَهوُوسٌ posedlý besat besessen εμμονοληπτικός obsesionado pakkomielteen vaivaama obsédé opsjednut ossessionato 執着した 집념에 사로 잡힌 geobsedeerd besatt mający obsesję obcecado одержимый besatt ที่เอาใจใส่อย่างมาก takıntılı bị ám ảnh 着了迷的
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