What does obsession mean?

obsession in AZ Dictionary

(n) Compulsive preoccupation with a set idea or an unwanted feeling or emotion, frequently followed closely by signs and symptoms of anxiety.
(n) A compulsive, often unreasonable concept or emotion.
(n) A compulsive or irrational preoccupation.

obsession in Community Dictionary

An almost crazy need, longing, or burning up lust for somebody or something. You are feeling like without that thing or individual, you are not total and can't cope, or- in extreme circumstances- live, until you have the item you would like. by Star CarlbergReport definition
Nature's means of letting you know, "This Rocks!" by Ka DeansReport definition
something that you can't stop performing since you tend to be formally addicted with-it. by CorneliusReport definition
In 'love' terms, Obsession occurs when you might be trying to control someone which you think you are in love with. You obtain them or try to buy them, doing what you want them to-do. If you break-up with them you receive all crazy and want to destroy their lives and hurt them (inside). It is true obsession.Thinking about someone lots is certainly not Obsession. by Brooks BengeReport definition
A word used by the sluggish to describe the committed by Dusty KohenReport definition
Chris Crocker towards Britney Spears... by MervinReport definition
something you think about or do-all of the time over and over. by Augusta TristanReport definition

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    • Hessian, accession, aggression, compression, concession
  • Hypernym for "obsession"
    • preoccupation
  • Etymologically Related for "obsession"
    • obsess, obsessively, obsessed, obsessive, obsessional
  • Same Context for "obsession"
    • urge, compulsion, delusion, fascination, aversion
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