Obsession synonyms

əb-sĕsh'ən, ŏb-

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A state of mind involving obsession with a particular person, idea, or thing.
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The sufferings of Jesus, beginning with his agony in the garden of Gethsemane and continuing to his death on the Cross
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An exaggerated enthusiasm; mania
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The capability of eliciting intense interest or of being very attractive.
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An infatuating or being infatuated
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(Psychiatry) An abnormal psychological state characterized by symptoms such as elation, high energy and activity level, racing thoughts, irritability, and rapid speech, typically occurring in people with bipolar disorder.
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The state of being preoccupied or an idea that preoccupies the mind; enthrallment.
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Something, such as a material object or nonsexual part of the body, that arouses sexual desire and may become necessary for sexual gratification.
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Relating to or affected with a neurosis. No longer used in psychiatric diagnosis.
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Thinking about unpleasant things that have happened or that might happen; feeling afraid and unhappy.
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Easily hurt, upset, or offended:
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A sudden flow of electrical current in one direction.
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A false belief or opinion
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To inhabit, or visit frequently (most often used in reference to ghosts).
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A romantic liking or interest:
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A strong fear, dislike, or aversion.
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A person, place, thing, or event that is intended to attract:
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An intense and prolonged desire; yearning or appetite, as for affection or a food or drug
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Any oppressive thing or person; a burden.
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A matter that relates to or affects one:
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Something that seems to appear to the sight but has no physical existence; apparition; vision; specter
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An irrational need to perform some action, often despite negative consequences.
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(Idiomatic) Something of particular interest or concern; an obsession.
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An obstacle to smooth progress or development.
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Anxious or particular about petty details.
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A thought, notion, or utterance:
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A psychological state characterized by excessive anxiety or insecurity, compensated for by various defense mechanisms and lacking evidence of neurologic or other organic disease. No longer used in psychiatric diagnosis.
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Lack of concern, interest, or feeling; apathy
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Find another word for obsession. In this page you can discover 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for obsession, like: fixation, passion, craze, fascination, infatuation, mania, preoccupation, pre-occupation, fetish, idée fixe (French) and neurotic.