how to pronounce obsess

/əbˈsɛs/

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The above transcription of obsess is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

obsess is pronounced in two syllables

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əbsɛs

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An example use of obsess in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the more I obsess and make it this …”

meanings of obsess

verb:

  1. To dominate the thoughts of someone.
  2. To be preoccupied with a single topic or emotion.
  3. To think or talk obsessively about.

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