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  Definition of obsession
  1. an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone
  2. an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions against your will
Similar Words: fixation, compulsion

 

Hyponyms: onomatomania

 

Derivational Morphology: fixate, obsess, haunt, ghost

 

Language Translations:
Danish: besættelse   Dutch: obsessie  
Estonian: kinnisidee   Finnish: pakkomielle  
French: obsession   German: Besessenheit  
Hebrew: אבּססיה   Icelandic: þráhyggja  
Interlingua: obsession   Japanese: 妄想  
Norwegian: besettelse   Portuguese: obsessão  
Russian: одержимость   Spanish: obsesión  
Swedish: besatthet   Telugu: యావ  
 
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