Definition of what possessed him/her/you/them
- She was acting like a fool. I don't know what possessed her.
used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of an object or matter
often used to ask for repetition of an utterance or part of an utterance not properly heard or understood
: in what respect : how
used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of a person, object, or matter
: how remarkable or striking for good or bad qualities
: influenced or controlled by something (such as an evil spirit, a passion, or an idea)
: mad, crazed
: urgently desirous to do or have something
: objective case of he
: of or relating to her or herself especially as possessor, agent, or object of an action — compare 1she
: objective case of she
: objective case of they
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