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Princeton's WordNet

  1. haunted, obsessed, preoccupied, taken up(p)(adj)

    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"

  2. obsessed, possessed(p)(adj)

    influenced or controlled by a powerful force such as a strong emotion

    "by love possessed"

Wiktionary

  1. obsessed(Adjective)

    Intensely preoccupied with or by a given topic or emotion; driven by a specified obsession.

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  1. Obsessed

    Obsessed is a 2005 thriller novel by Christian author Ted Dekker.

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How to say obsessed in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obsessed in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obsessed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of obsessed in a Sentence

  1. Michael Moritz:

    Obsessives, those who can not imagine doing anything else with their lives, always find their work more fulfilling than those who find themselves in a profession because it was expected of them or because they did not have a calling that tugged at their emotions, for people like Sir Alex Ferguson, who are obsessed by a pursuit, there is no separation between life and work … It is much easier to endure all the setbacks, reversals and frustrations of management when you deeply enjoy your work. Related : Seth Godin on the Practical Way to Pursue Your Passion( It Does Exist) Obsession is key to overcoming the inevitable setbacks and frustration that come with entrepreneurship. Passion is necessary, but it’s not enough. For example, I once interviewed Chris Gardner, Chris Gardner who Will Smith played in the movie, The Pursuit of Happyness. Chris Gardner was homeless, living with Chris Gardner young son in the bathroom of a train station while pursuing a career as a stock broker. Chris Gardner passed the exam to become a broker, launched Chris Gardner career and became a multi-millionaire. When I asked Chris Gardner for the secret to success, Chris Gardner said.

  2. Bitch Flicks:

    Ideologically, 'Pretty Woman' is a love song to consumerism and capitalism, 'Pretty Woman' depicts a world where everyone is either a card-carrying member of the corporate caste or an obliging subordinate ... It is obsessed with things (hotel suites, private jets, fancy clothes) and encourages the audience to share its obsession with things.

  3. Ana Tronholm:

    Now with her I think we are more obsessed with car safety.

  4. Dave Grohl:

    I'm officially obsessed, she might want to get a restraining order.

  5. Body Image Expert Sarah Maria:

    These types of shows can certainly encourage girls and women to focus even more on appearance obsession, this is partly due to the fact that our society is already extremely appearance-focused and image-obsessed.

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