how to pronounce possessed

/pəˈzɛst/

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possessed is pronounced in two syllables

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pəzɛst

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

“… just it was like a man possessed I just …”

meanings of possessed

adjective:

  1. Seized by powerful emotions.
  2. Controlled by evil spirits.
  3. Followed by of: having; owning.

verb:

  1. Simple past tense and past participle of possess.

words with pronunciation similar to possessed

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