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Definition 1: having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • 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

Synonyms for obsessed in the sense of this definition

(obsessed is similar to ...) 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"

Definition 2: influenced or controlled by a powerful force such as a strong emotion - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • by love possessed

Synonyms for obsessed in the sense of this definition

(obsessed is similar to ...) restrained or managed or kept within certain bounds

"controlled emotions" "the controlled release of water from reservoirs"

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