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obsessed

[ uhb-sest ]
/ əbˈsɛst /
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adjective
having an obsession (usually followed by with or by): He is obsessed with eliminating guilt.
having or displaying signs of an obsession: The audiophile entered the record store wearing an obsessed smile.
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Origin of obsessed

First recorded in 1835–45; obsess + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM obsessed

self-ob·sessed, adjectiveun·ob·sessed, adjective
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