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

Definition 1: an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for obsession in the sense of this definition

(obsession is a kind of ...) an idea that preoccupies the mind and holds the attention

Definition 2: an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions, even against your will - [noun denoting motive]

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

  • her compulsion to wash her hands repeatedly

Synonyms for obsession in the sense of this definition

(obsession is a kind of ...) a motivation that is inconsistent with reason or logic

(... is a kind of obsession ) obsession with a particular word which the person uses repeatedly or which intrudes into consciousness

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