Definition of 'obsessed'
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I get too obsessed with things. Times, Sunday Times (2016) People are so obsessed with talking about what's good about themselves, or playing the victim. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We have become obsessed by nudging people to do the right thing. Times, Sunday Times (2011)United fans are more obsessed by us than we are about them. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And he can still get obsessed about something that seems trivial to me. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet governments of any hue seem obsessed with supporting house prices. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Odd encounters with obsessed fans also raise a smile. The Sun (2011)We alone seem obsessed with carbon reduction. Times, Sunday Times (2013) People get obsessed with this one week. The Sun (2009)To the anger of his own cops he seemed more obsessed with political correctness than crime. The Sun (2008)If you become too obsessed with something you lose sight of things and it leads to your own undoing. The Sun (2012)I'M absolutely obsessed with my bicycle. The Sun (2012)I've seen friends become really obsessed by some of these sites. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Admittedly, we seem obsessed with one thing at the moment: light. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Once you focus on them, you'll wonder why you allowed yourself to become obsessed by something so unimportant. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But anecdotal evidence suggests that we're more obsessed with things actually being clean, as opposed to merely looking tidy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'obsessed'
British English: obsessed /əbˈsɛst/ ADJECTIVE
If someone is obsessed with a person or thing, they keep thinking about them and find it difficult to think about anything else.
He was obsessed with American gangster movies.
- American English: obsessed
- Arabic: مَهوُوسٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: obcecado
- Chinese: 着了迷的
- Croatian: opsjednut
- Czech: posedlý
- Danish: besat
- Dutch: geobsedeerd
- European Spanish: obsesionado
- Finnish: pakkomielteen vaivaama
- French: obsédé
- German: besessen
- Greek: εμμονοληπτικός
- Italian: ossessionato
- Japanese: 執着した
- Korean: 집념에 사로 잡힌
- Norwegian: besatt
- Polish: mający obsesję
- European Portuguese: obcecado
- Romanian: obsedat
- Russian: одержимый
- Spanish: obsesionado
- Swedish: besatt
- Thai: ที่เอาใจใส่อย่างมาก
- Turkish: takıntılı
- Ukrainian: одержимий
- Vietnamese: bị ám ảnh
Definition of obsessed from the Collins English Dictionary
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