- 1. preoccupy or fill the mind of (someone) continually, intrusively, and to a troubling extent: "he was obsessed with the theme of death"
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Obsessed definition is - preoccupied with or haunted by some idea, interest, etc. : being in a state of obsession —sometimes used in combination. How to use obsessed in a sentence.
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". haunted, taken up, preoccupied.
Obsessed definition, having an obsession (usually followed by with or by): He is obsessed with eliminating guilt. See more.
obsessed definition: 1. unable to stop thinking about something; too interested in or worried about something: 2…. Learn more.
obsessed meaning: 1. unable to stop thinking about something; too interested in or worried about something: 2…. Learn more.
An obsession with something is an unhealthy, extreme interest in it. When someone is obsessed, they've lost control of their feelings about the object of their obsession. The adjective obsessed is often used to simply mean "very interested," but when someone is truly obsessed, their interest has become compulsive, and they've begun to lose control over it.
Synonyms & Antonyms of obsessed (Entry 2 of 2) to hold one's attention to an extreme degree The TV show obsessed me so much that I was up all night watching. Synonyms & Near Synonyms for obsessed
the control of one’s thoughts by a continuous, powerful idea or feeling, or the idea or feeling itself: [ U ] His interest in detective stories has turned to obsession. [ C ] They have an obsession with making money. (Definition of obsession from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)