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Idioms for possessed
OTHER WORDS FROM possessedpos·sess·ed·ly [puh-zes-id-lee, -zest-lee] /pəˈzɛs ɪd li, -ˈzɛst li/, adverbpos·sess·ed·ness, nounnon·pos·sessed, adjectiveun·pos·sessed, adjective
Words nearby possessed
Definition for possessed (2 of 3)
verb (used with object)
Origin of possess
synonym study for possess
OTHER WORDS FROM possesspos·ses·sor, nounpos·ses·sor·ship, nounun·der·pos·ses·sor, nounun·pos·sess·ing, adjective
Definition for possessed (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for possessed
They possessed “wisdom beyond their years,” observed The Advocate.The Rise and Fall of Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge, America’s Worst Gay Power Couple|James Kirchick|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For both the possessed and the priest-practitioner, driving out the devil can be dangerous to mind, body and spirit.Pope Francis Gives Blessing to Exorcist Conference|Barbie Latza Nadeau|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet each saw in the other a winner who possessed native intelligence.
We are not aware of anyone in our office who possessed or saw the video before it was made public.
He was so possessed by his own destiny he would never allow his armies even a tactical retreat, which turned out to be disastrous.Ron Rosenbaum on Hitler, Hollywood, and Quantifying Evil|William O’Connor|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Real knowledge concerning fur dressing and dyeing is possessed only by those actually engaged in the industry.Principles and Practice of Fur Dressing and Fur Dyeing|William E. Austin
She had a power over this young man; she could arouse all the latent nobility which he possessed.The Honorable Miss|L. T. Meade
But Geoffrey possessed all the stubborn determination of a true Englishman.The Vicar's People|George Manville Fenn
The girl's mind, perhaps because it was imbued already with the subject, had possessed itself of what filled her mother's.The Kentons|William Dean Howells
She was a lady highly educated for that day, and possessed of a mind of unusual power.Home Life of Great Authors|Hattie Tyng Griswold