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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. George Santayana:

    When you are younger you get blamed for crimes you never committed and when you're older you begin to get credit for virtues you never possessed. It evens itself out.

  2. E. B. White:

    Television hangs on the questionable theory that whatever happens anywhere should be sensed everywhere. If everyone is going to be able to see everything, in the long run all sights may lose whatever rarity value they once possessed, and it may well turn out that people, being able to see and hear practically everything, will be specially interested in almost nothing.

  3. Franklin D. Roosevelt:

    I sometimes think that the saving grace of America lies in the fact that the overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities- a sense of humor and a sense of proportion.

  4. Socrates:

    Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be possessed of - for credit is like fire; when once you have kindled it you may easily preserve it, but if you once extinguish it, you will find it an arduous task to rekindle it again. The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.

  5. 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.

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    • A. monish
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