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pəˈzɛstpos·sessed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obsessed, possessed(p)adjective

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

    "by love possessed"

  2. amuck, amok, berserk, demoniac, demoniacal, possessed(p)adjective

    frenzied as if possessed by a demon

    "the soldier was completely amuck"; "berserk with grief"; "a berserk worker smashing windows"

Wiktionary

  1. possessedadjective

    controlled by evil spirits

    He was exorcised because he was thought to be possessed by the Devil.

  2. possessedadjective

    seized by powerful emotions

  3. possessedadjective

    having, owning

    The president was possessed of great wealth.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Possessed

    of Possess

Freebase

  1. Possessed

    Possessed is an American death metal band, originally formed in 1983. Noted for their fast style of playing and Jeff Becerra's guttural vocals, they are routinely called the first band in the death metal genre. After breaking up in 1987, and briefly reforming from 1990 to 1993, the band reformed under original bassist/vocalist Jeff Becerra in 2007, and has a new album in the works.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of possessed in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of possessed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of possessed in a Sentence

  1. Oliver Ryder:

    It just hit us in the face. We only confirmed it because of the normal genetic studies we do to prove parentage, our results showed that both eggs possessed the expected male ZZ sex chromosomes, but all markers were only inherited from their dams( mothers), verifying our findings.

  2. Anais Nin:

    If what Proust says is true, that happiness is the absence of fever, then I will never know happiness. For I am possessed by a fever for knowledge, experience, and creation.

  3. Sara Teasdale:

    No one worth possessing Can be quite possessed.

  4. Lisa Haisha:

    People with dominant Egotist Imposters who are self-actualized are often strong and self-possessed leaders, direct in their interaction with others, and even protective of others. Many of them are true trailblazers. When they empower people instead of intimidating them, they are remarkable change agents.

  5. Ulysses S. Grant:

    The effects of the late civil strife have been to free the slave and make him a citizen. Yet he is not possessed of the civil rights which citizenship should carry with it. This is wrong, and should be corrected.

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