obsessus

noun ob·ses·sus \əbˈsesəs\

Definition of obsessus

plural

-es

archaic

  1. :  a person believed to be possessed by an evil spirit

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Origin and Etymology of obsessus

Medieval Latin, from Latin, past participle of obsidēre to possess, besiege — more at obsess


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