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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone; An irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions against your will.

Usage examples (34)
  • That is why the word obsession is a convenient one in the analytical vocabulary.
  • Yet he mistrusts what he calls the obsession with "gobstopping physicality".
  • This obsession is aimless and brainless and ends with your oblivion in American politics.
  • I think that the nuclear obsession is a cultural thing. for more
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