Origin of obsession
Related formsob·ses·sion·al, adjectivenon·ob·ses·sion, nounnon·ob·ses·sion·al, adjectiveself-ob·ses·sion, noun
Examples from the Web for obsession
Nicki treats the obsession with her pop ambitions as an irrelevant, surface-level irritation.Nicki Minaj Bares Her Own Vulnerability on ‘The Pinkprint’|Rawiya Kameir|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You write about your obsession with sneakers—why do you think so many young men are into sneakers?
What started out as a genuine interest in becoming healthier quickly developed into an obsession.Orthorexia: When Healthy Eating Becomes an Obsession|DailyBurn|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From Janay Rice to Christy Mack to Rihanna, our obsession with celebrity victims has reached an all-time high.Why We're So Hard on Janay Rice and Celebrity Survivors of Abuse|Amy Zimmerman|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Unauthorized Story seemed to make that latter question hard to answer, our obsession hard to defend.How Bad Was 'The Unauthorized Saved By the Bell Story'?|Kevin Fallon|September 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To acquire more and more of it was an obsession with some of them.The Stronghold|Miriam Haynie
It was an obsession so complete that there was no room in his soul for prudence or gratitude.The Moon and Sixpence|W. Somerset Maugham
His interest in this special subject was, it revealed itself, a sort of obsession.T. Tembarom|Frances Hodgson Burnett
The obsession pays, if one will; but to pay it has to borrow.The Sacred Fount|Henry James
Bryan's obsession by the peace-at-any-price propaganda bordered on the fanatical.