Origin of obsession
OTHER WORDS FROM obsessionob·ses·sion·al, adjectivenon·ob·ses·sion, nounnon·ob·ses·sion·al, adjectiveself-ob·ses·sion, noun
How to use obsession in a sentence
Some personality styles seem more prone to instant tearing than others; the hysterical can be contrasted with the obsessional.
With his glance upon the psaltery stick, a dim notion of accounting filtered curiously into his mind and became obsessional.Kenny|Leona Dalrymple
It is often found in cases of insanity of the obsessional or of some other type.Tics and Their Treatment|Henry Meigne
Others have been rendered single-seeing through obsessional use of the monocular lens, given over to proof of the presupposition.Criminal Types|V. M. Masten