Definition of 'obsession'
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This engaging show is the record of an intensely creative obsession. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This kind of distorted thinking can only occur when the true self has been replaced by an obsession with an addictive substance. Times, Sunday Times (2010)An obsession with home ownership is one of the causes of the financial crisis, he says. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I've created this love of food that is almost an obsession. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'obsession'
British English: obsession /əbˈsɛʃən/ NOUN
If you say that someone has an obsession with someone or something, you feel they are spending too much of their time thinking about that person or thing.
...his lifelong obsession with physical fitness.
- American English: obsession
- Arabic: اسْتِحْوَاذُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: obsessão
- Chinese: 着迷
- Croatian: opsesija
- Czech: utkvělá myšlenka
- Danish: besættelse
- Dutch: obsessie
- European Spanish: obsesión
- Finnish: pakkomielle
- French: obsession
- German: Besessenheit
- Greek: έμμονη ιδέα
- Italian: ossessione
- Japanese: 執着
- Korean: 집념
- Norwegian: besettelse
- Polish: obsesja
- European Portuguese: obsessão
- Romanian: obsesie
- Russian: навязчивая идея
- Spanish: obsesión
- Swedish: besatthet
- Thai: การครอบงำจิตใจ
- Turkish: takıntı
- Ukrainian: одержимість
- Vietnamese: sự ám ảnh
Definition of obsession from the Collins English Dictionary
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