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Definition of Obsession

Obsession

  1. The act of besieging.
  2. The state of being besieged; -- used specifically of a person beset by a spirit from without.

Obsession Quotations

Red is such an interesting color to correlate with emotion, because it's on both ends of the spectrum. On one end you have happiness, falling in love, infatuation with someone, passion, all that. On the other end, you've got obsession, jealousy, danger, fear, anger and frustration.
Taylor Swift

Obsession is the single most wasteful human activity, because with an obsession you keep coming back and back and back to the same question and never get an answer.
Norman Mailer

I've been called many names like perfectionist, difficult and obsessive. I think it takes obsession, takes searching for the details for any artist to be good.
Barbra Streisand

I myself spent nine years in an insane asylum and I never had the obsession of suicide, but I know that each conversation with a psychiatrist, every morning at the time of his visit, made me want to hang myself, realizing that I would not be able to cut his throat.
Antonin Artaud

Cure for an obsession: get another one.
Mason Cooley
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Obsession Translations

obsession in Dutch is obsessie
obsession in French is hantise, superstitiion
obsession in German is Besessenheit
obsession in Italian is ubbia, ossessione
obsession in Swedish is besatthet