be possessed of

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of be possessed of

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : mad, crazed

  3. : urgently desirous to do or have something


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