What does possessed mean?

Definitions for possessed
pəˈzɛstpos·sessed

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word possessed.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. obsessed, possessed(p)(adj)

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

    "by love possessed"

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

    frenzied as if possessed by a demon

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

Wiktionary

  1. possessed(Adjective)

    controlled by evil spirits

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

  2. possessed(Adjective)

    seized by powerful emotions

  3. possessed(Adjective)

    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. Supreme Court:

    Semiautomatic rifles are widely possessed.

  2. B. C. Forbes:

    Real riches are the riches possessed inside.

  3. Johann von Goethe:

    What is not fully understood is not possessed.

  4. Sara Teasdale:

    No one worth possessing Can be quite possessed.

  5. Dorothy Sayers, Gaudy Night:

    To be possessed is an admirable reason for possessing.

Images & Illustrations of possessed

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