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"obsessed" in British English

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obsessedadjective

uk   us   /əbˈsest/
B2 unable to ​stopthinking about something; too ​interested in or ​worried about something: Why are ​people so obsessed withmoney? As a ​society we're obsessed bysex.

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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 ​stopthinking about something: The ​kids are obsessed with ​videogames.
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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