Synonyms for obsessed

Synonyms for (adjective) obsessed

Synonyms: haunted, preoccupied, taken up, obsessed

Definition: having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something

Usage: became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle; was absolutely obsessed with the girl; got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children; he was taken up in worry for the old woman

Similar words: concerned

Definition: feeling or showing worry or solicitude

Usage: concerned parents of youthful offenders; was concerned about the future; we feel concerned about accomplishing the task at hand; greatly concerned not to disappoint a small child


Synonyms: obsessed, possessed

Definition: influenced or controlled by a powerful force such as a strong emotion

Usage: by love possessed

Similar words: controlled

Definition: restrained or managed or kept within certain bounds

Usage: controlled emotions; the controlled release of water from reservoirs