be possessed of

Definition of be possessed of

literary

  1. :  to have (a particular quality, ability, skill, etc.) <He is a man who is possessed of great talent.>

Word by Word Definitions

possessed
  1. :  influenced or controlled by something (as an evil spirit, a passion, or an idea)

    :  mad, crazed

    :  urgently desirous to do or have something


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