[ UK /ɒbsˈɛs/ ]
[ US /əbˈsɛs/ ]
  1. be preoccupied with something
    She is obsessing over her weight
  2. haunt like a ghost; pursue
    Fear of illness haunts her
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How To Use obsess In A Sentence

  • Hopefully, North Norfolk will soon shake off this surreal obsession with the Lib Dems and embrace their NE Cambs neighbour's decent Tory stance. Will Iain Dale have to repay the donations ?
  • Coined by Colorado physician Dr. Steven Bratman, the term orthorexia applies to people who obsess over eating healthy food. Lead Stories from AOL
  • You may go on strict diets and exercise obsessively. PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome
  • The actress is asking the court to protect her from an obsessive fan who is making her life a misery.
  • It was in her role as a career-obsessed TV weathergirl in Gus Van Sant's 1995 satire ‘To Die For’ that Kidman started to win audiences over.
  • Robert Dossie described three categories of watercolor painting — miniature, the most delicate; distemper, which is coarser, uses less expensive colors in a glue or casein binder, and is appropriate for canvas hangings, ceilings, and other interior decorative painting purposes; and fresco. reference As a technique practiced by the Romans, fresco painting was a subject of particularly interest in the antiquity-obsessed eighteenth-century. The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe
  • His desire to realize Henry VIII's plan to subdue French influence in Scotland and achieve the union of the Crowns became an obsession.
  • They can sometimes recognize that their obsessions and compulsions are unrealistic.
  • Sure, Loughner babbled about favorite right-wing pet causes and hallucinated that his "enemies" were Democrats, but if his enemies hadn't been Democrats, they would have been other kids at school, or mean bosses at work, or the IRS or any of the other targets that crazy people tend to obsess about. Henry Blodget: Are Wackos With Guns Just a Fact Of Life in America?
  • When production designer David Brisbin oversaw the “rebuild” of Charlie Swan’s house, he studied the original location obsessively and created exactly what he had seen — with one key addition. TWILIGHT SAGA NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 9TH | Open Society Book Club Discussions and Reviews
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