Synonyms of obsess in English:

obsess


See definition of obsess

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’


    SYNONYMS
    be fixated, be preoccupied, be infatuated, be possessed, be haunted, be consumed, be plagued, be tormented, be bedevilled, be eaten up, be gripped, be in the grip of, be dominated, be beset
    informal be hung up about, be hung up on, have a thing about, have someone on the brain, have something on the brain, have a bee in one's bonnet
    North American informal be hipped