Synonyms for possessed

Synonyms for (adjective) possessed

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


Synonyms: amok, amuck, berserk, demoniac, demoniacal, possessed

Definition: frenzied as if possessed by a demon

Usage: the soldier was completely amuck; berserk with grief; a berserk worker smashing windows

Similar words: insane

Definition: afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement

Usage: was declared insane; insane laughter