obsess (obsesses, present participle obsessing; past and past participle obsessed)

  1. (passive, constructed with "with") To be preoccupied with a single topic or emotion.
    Some people are obsessed with sports.
  2. (transitive) To dominate the thoughts of someone.
    Thoughts of her obsess my every waking moment.
  3. (intransitive, colloquial, construed with over) To think or talk obsessively about.
    Stop obsessing over it, will you!
Related terms Translations Translations
  • Italian: ossessionare
  • Russian: завладевать
  • Spanish: obsesionar

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