how to pronounce obsessed


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obsessed is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… i've been instantly obsessed with him …”

meanings of obsessed


  1. Intensely preoccupied with or by a given topic or emotion; driven by a specified obsession.
  2. Influenced or controlled by evil spirits, but less than possessed in that the spirits do not actually reside in the victim.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of obsess.

obsessed frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word obsessed occurs in english on average 20 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics obsessed can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that obsessed can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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