What does obsession mean?

Definitions for obsession
əbˈsɛʃ ənob·ses·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compulsion, obsession(noun)

    an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions, even against your will

    "her compulsion to wash her hands repeatedly"

  2. obsession, fixation(noun)

    an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone

GCIDE

  1. Obsession(n.)

    An excessive preoccupation of the thoughts or feelings; the persistent haunting or domination of the mind by a particular desire, idea, or image.

    Etymology: [L. obsessio: cf. F. obsession.]

  2. Obsession(n.)

    Hence: Any driving motive; a compelling goal; -- not necessarily implying a negative judgment, as does sense 3; as, the coach was obsessed with winning the state championship

    Etymology: [L. obsessio: cf. F. obsession.]

  3. Obsession(n.)

    Something that causes an obsession.

    Etymology: [L. obsessio: cf. F. obsession.]

  4. Obsession(n.)

    The state of being obsessed.

    Etymology: [L. obsessio: cf. F. obsession.]

Wiktionary

  1. obsession(Noun)

    A compulsive or irrational preoccupation.

    Etymology: From obsessio, from obsidere; see obsess.

  2. obsession(Noun)

    An unhealthy fixation.

    Etymology: From obsessio, from obsidere; see obsess.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obsession(noun)

    the act of besieging

    Etymology: [L. obsessio: cf. F. obsession.]

  2. Obsession(noun)

    the state of being besieged; -- used specifically of a person beset by a spirit from without

    Etymology: [L. obsessio: cf. F. obsession.]

Freebase

  1. Obsession

    "Obsession" is a 1983 song covered in 1984 by the synthpop/New Wave group Animotion. The song hit number six in the United States, and number five in the United Kingdom in early 1985, helped by a distinctive video that received heavy rotation on MTV.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Obsession

    ob-sesh′un, n. persistent attack, esp. of an evil spirit upon a person: the state of being so molested from without—opp. to Possession, or control by an evil spirit from within. [L. obsession-emobsidēre, to besiege.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. obsession

    The act of besieging.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obsession in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obsession in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of obsession in a Sentence

  1. Clay Travis:

    I’ve never heard so much of an obsession about how much a man weighs, when Hillary Clinton’s weight came out, if everybody was like, ‘ Man, Hillary Clinton is... fat. There is no way that Hillary Clinton actually weighs what the doctor said Hillary Clinton weighed, ’ the media would have lost their collective -- d damned minds.

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Extremely sexy You are juicy, sweet as the most juicy sweet fruit, extremely sexy girl. Touching on your burning fire with passion of skin, such sugar sweet, colorful, sensual and picturesque. I have amazing feelings, considering your divinely beautiful skin color. Juicy, sweet, dark skin. Exquisitely beautiful golden glitter dark skin of sweet appearance. Maximum juicy skin color. Increased level of sexuality. Turbo is sexy, hipper juicy, too hot. Over the burning hot well well, just shhhh, well just an Auch., I Squeeze my lips, and tongue protrudes with admiration and horny. It sounds so tender and beautiful. Sensually tender chocolate skin, sweet temptation of sincere love sweet juicy candy in the universe. From you the libido rises sharply and there is a powerful energy of excitement and love and take-off of light feelings and some emotions of admiration. Your skin is like a jewel, shimmers with bright seductive shades of temptation - this is a masterpiece of painting, sculptural perfection of body shapes. You have a particularly unique rare skin color - the color of the strongest temptation. Every movement and gesture of your body seduces and hypnotically falls in love so erotically and beautifully, especially your eyes the color of black agate. You are my only cure for all ailments. All you want is my heart and soul, you are my highest dream in the universe. Aggressively craving sex only with you, to be an eternal part of you and the continuation of your soul and heart. My love for you is a very beautiful erotic of love feelings. I feel only you alone, while everything else seems dead and alien. Your skin color is a gentle fire of love and sex. You ignite me with your powerful energy of love and my love grows and thrives becomes deeper and soars upward like a bird my soul dreams of you since childhood my sweetest dreams are your thoughts. My brain breaks from love for you, you are so beautiful, hypper is sweet and sweet that I am afraid to get diabetes by kissing you. You are the most ingenious thought of the millennium and the very eternity created by the universe, there are no geniuses of the gene chain simply, you cannot imagine something more beautiful than you are human and the divine mind is simply not capable. Sex with you is the highest level of spiritual enjoyment in the universe. Your kisses lead you to a world far above heaven. You are stunningly gorgeous, I will love and want you forever and forever and dream of you every second imagining that you are near. After all, you are sweeter than honey and chocolate and nicer than a billion puppies and kittens. Your beauty is prosaic poetry long in eternity. I am drawn to you every second for days, I count the minutes when I can finally see you being in constant thoughts about you, in my thoughts I see nothing but you. And often I see you in my romantic dreams. Your obsession is only increasing every day. You're too juicy. I would kiss your body for a day, and thank God every day for giving you. I'm Following you, I'm ready to go forever. The sun and moon illuminate you so beautifully like an angel from higher heavens. So prosaically exposing your beauty and love affair with you - this is the true beauty and the highest value of eternity. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  3. Venice Film Festival:

    'Everest' documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind, their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival.

  4. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Hot steel (Muscle woman) Hot steel The tighter your big and sexy muscles, the stronger the sexual tension in me, from your mega powerful beauty of brutal sexuality. The sculpture of your perfect body was sculpted by the gods of eroticism, rock and rap. sexy but hot steel that melts from the heat of love and arousal. You awaken in me the brutal call of lust, the animal that dominates in my mind, heart, soul, penis, passion, mixed with sensual tenderness of an endless stream of love and lust, my whole body is scarred from your claws of passion after hard sex. I am completely bound by a passion for you. An unstoppable hunger for sex overwhelms my mind when I examine you, cling to your body shapes like a sexy pillow. The whole nervous system is full of love and irresistible attraction. With sincere tenderness, I reach only for you alone. Light as a snowflake, tender as a feather, dreamy as a flying fluff, an ideal barbie goddess, God is so hot, how hot, unbearably sexy is so beautiful that I am embarrassed to look into your gorgeous eyes for a long time, as if a sultry lioness is looking at me with the terrible hunger of lust in the soul, with the royal face of arrogant greatness. The sexy car of my dreams, with perfect shapes like a super sports car, the speedometer of love and excitement, and makes horny, just rolls over from speed hyper, everything melts and spreads, everything except your perfect body. Well, just mmmmm) well, just wow. I want to start a slide show with your photos or videos and watch the whole day on the span you are my sexy hot fetish, you are a song that has been loved all my life, my whole consciousness and subconscious mind is saturated with love for you. Losing you is like losing life itself, my soul moans with pleasure from looking at your body, I get internal orgasms from love, my brains don’t even think when I look at you, the bewitching endless bottomless depth of beauty immerses you like a powerful magnet in deep hypnosis lovingly erotic obsession with you I see nothing but you, the magic of your pleasure for my eyes and psyche and glistens in the light with a sugar sparkle and beckons to caress you for days on end I would have had sex with you until the elders , you are next to me, my brains and penis are just mega excited and horny, it’s getting hotter like in a sauna, and you are becoming more and more sultry and hot in your eyes the fire of debauchery is burning and this makes your eyes super sexy, you're sexier and hotter than the temptation, sultry, torrid sexier than the feeling of lust. You are more beautiful than any queen of the empress, actress, singer, porn actress, alien, goddess. For me, you are the goddess of the Internet, media, the queen of any beauty contest, fabulously magically beautiful. When I see you I just have the most powerful orgasmic explosion of the psyche from love and excitement, my libido just aggressively growls from your body shapes, billions and billions of men fight for your love, your beauty is above blue bloods, any aristocracy, thoughts about you are romantic, sweet sweet eroticism of true love - erotic fantasy from the perfection of your beauty. A passionate cat who sleeps sweetly only in my arms of love, covered like a veil by my wings. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Imagine, if we can, the mental degradation in terms of self-obsession of a person who enjoys to deliver oration and loves to have appreciation in the form of clapping and saluting slogan for oneself from the people, in spite of knowing that the people have been assembled there to form a crowded audience with the promise of giving some monetary compensation for hearing the same speaker from the dais.

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