HyperDic: obsess

English > 2 senses of the word obsess:
VERBemotionobsess, haunt, ghosthaunt like a ghost / ghost
emotionobsessbe preoccupied with something
obsess > pronunciation
Soundsahbseh's
RhymesABS ... yes: 78 rhymes with ehs...
English > obsess: 2 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaninghaunt like a ghost / ghost; pursue.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe good news will obsess her
Synonymshaunt, ghost
BroaderpreoccupyEngage or engross the interest or attention of beforehand or occupy urgently or obsessively
Spanishespantar, fantasma, merodear, obsesionarse, obsesionar, rondar
Catalanesglaiar, espantar, obsessionar-se, obsessionar
Nounsobsessionan unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation / preoccupation with something or someone
English > obsess: 2 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningBe preoccupied with something.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
ModelSam and Sue obsess over the results of the experiment
Example"She is obsessing over her weight"
BroaderworryBe worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy
Adjectivesobsessivecharacterized by or constituting / constituting an obsession / obsession
Nounsobsessionan unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation / preoccupation with something or someone

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