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Definitions and Synonyms of obsess | Another word for obsess | What is obsess?

Definition 1: haunt like a ghost; pursue - [verb of emotion]

Samples where obsess or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Fear of illness haunts her

Synonyms for obsess in the sense of this definition

(obsess is a kind of ...) engage or engross the interest or attention of beforehand or occupy urgently or obsessively

"His work preoccupies him" "The matter preoccupies her completely--she cannot think of anything else"

Definition 2: be preoccupied with something - [verb of emotion]

Samples where obsess or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She is obsessing over her weight

(obsess is a kind of ...) be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy

"I worry about my job"

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