Those who cannot cook, watch, and I am obsessed with cooking shows.
Topical Halloween costumes really just reveal the absurd things Americans are obsessed with.
I think humanity as a whole has always been obsessed with gold.
Should I be worried that my 12-year-old daughter is obsessed with a tale of teens fighting to the death?
In “Inverness,” a botanist finds something like faith through an encounter with an obsessed Loch Ness Monster hunter.
Suddenly he halted, staring about over the prairie, obsessed by a new thought, an aroused suspicion.
Not every one in Germany is obsessed with a conviction of the efficacy of “frightfulness.”
Had he not been obsessed with the vision of Miss Braithwaite, he would have known that relief followed in his wake.
And then afterwards the fact of my age remained with me, worried me, obsessed me.
He was obsessed, almost overpowered, by the mysteriousness of the first floor.
mid-15c., "tormented, obsessed," past participle adjective from obsess. Originally especially "possessed" by a devil, etc.
c.1500, "to besiege," from Latin obsessus, past participle of obsidere "watch closely; besiege, occupy; stay, remain, abide" literally "sit opposite to," from ob "against" (see ob-) + sedere "sit" (see sedentary). Of evil spirits, "to haunt," from 1530s. Psychological sense is 20c. Related: Obsessed; obsessing.