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1. obsess

verb. ['əbˈsɛs'] haunt like a ghost; pursue.

Synonyms

  • preoccupy
  • ghost

Antonyms

  • reassure

Etymology

  • obsessus (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Obsess

  • transgress
  • nevertheless
  • stds
  • nonetheless
  • l'express
  • dispossess
  • convalesce
  • tcas
  • simplesse
  • repossess
  • reinvests
  • progress
  • kjos
  • hces
  • express'
  • express
  • distress
  • compress
  • cmos
  • adss
  • abts
  • uys
  • uss
  • undress
  • suppress
  • suggests
  • success
  • requests
  • repress
  • regress

Example sentences of the word obsess


1. Noun, singular or mass
But, don’t obsess over it.

2. Verb, base form
Your dog could obsess over food because his body isn't processing it properly.

Quotes containing the word obsess


1. You can obsess and obsess over how things ended—what you did wrong or could have done differently—but there's not much of a point. It's not like it'll change anything. So really, why worry?
- Jess Rothenberg, The Catastrophic History of You and Me

2. To think is good. To obsess is bad.
- Steve Backley, The Champion in all of Us: 12 Rules for Success

2. obsess

verb. ['əbˈsɛs'] be preoccupied with something.

Etymology

  • obsessus (English)
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