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obsessed

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

having extreme or relentless concern
  • the youngster was so obsessed with video games that he had little interest in playing outside

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obsessed

verb
past tense of obsess

Synonyms & Antonyms of obsessed (Entry 2 of 2)

to hold one's attention to an extreme degree
  • The TV show obsessed me so much that I was up all night watching.

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The first known use of obsessed was in 1888

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“Obsessed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/obsessed. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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