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"obsessed" in British English

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obsessedadjective

uk   /əbˈsest/ us   /əbˈsest/
B2 unable to stop thinking about something; too interested in or worried about something: Why are people so obsessed with money? As a society we're obsessed by sex.

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(Definition of obsessed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"obsessed" in American English

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obsessedadjective

us   /əbˈsest, ɑb-/
unable to stop thinking about something: The kids are obsessed with video games.
obsessive
adjective us   /əbˈses·ɪv, ɑb-/
She is obsessive about punctuality.
obsessively
adverb us   /əbˈses·ɪv·li, ɑb-/
Sue exercises obsessively.
(Definition of obsessed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “obsessed”
in Chinese (Simplified) 心神不宁的, 着迷的, 困扰的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 心神不寧的, 著迷的, 困擾的…
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