Synonyms of obsess in English:

obsess


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verb

1‘thoughts of his own mortality obsessed him’

SYNONYMS
preoccupy, be uppermost in someone's mind, prey on someone's mind, prey on, possess, haunt, consume, plague, torment, hound, bedevil, take control of, take over, become an obsession with, have a hold on, engross, eat up, have a grip on, grip, dominate, rule, control, beset, monopolize

Phrases

    be obsessed

    ‘she's obsessed with him’


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    informal


    North American informal