how to pronounce obsession


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The above transcription of obsession 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.

obsession is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… not to mention her obsession with guns …”

meanings of obsession


  1. A compulsive or irrational preoccupation.
  2. Influence or control by evil spirits without possession.
  3. An unhealthy fixation.

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