• (n.) The state of being besieged; -- used specifically of a person beset by a spirit from without. • (n.) The act of besieging.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/obsession/
<psychiatry> A recurrent, persistent thought, image or impulse that is unwanted and distressing (ego dystonic) and comes involuntarily to mind despite attempts to ignore or suppress it. Common obsessions involve thoughts of violence, contamination and self doubt. ... Origin: L. Obsessio ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(from the article `motion picture, history of the`) ...bianco films in favour of a Marxist aesthetic of everyday life. The first identifiable Neorealist film was Luchino Visconti`s Ossessione ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/o/3
(L. obsessio) a recurrent, persistent thought, image, or impulse that is unwanted and distressing (ego-dystonic) and comes involuntarily to mind despite attempts to ignore or suppress it. Common obsessions involve thoughts of violence, contamination, and self-doubt.Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio60.html
(ob-sesh´әn) a recurrent, persistent thought, image, or impulse that is unwanted and distressing (ego-dystonic) and comes involuntarily to mind despite attempts to ignore or suppress it. Common obsessions involve violence, contamination, and doubts. See also obsessive-compulsive disorder and obsessive-compul...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someoneFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
`Obsession` (Hangul: 욕-慾) is a K-Pop song of electronic music genre performed by the South Korean contemporary R&B idol group Shinee. ==Background and release== According to Naver Music, `Obsession` belongs to the electronic music genre. The instrumental also made use of electric guitar. The song was composed and arranged ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obsession_(Shinee_song)
Obsession, also known as spirit obsession, is a technical term within the Spiritist belief and practice defined by the author Allan Kardec as the interference of a subjugating spirit with a weaker spirit (cf. Latin obsidere, `besiege`). Although the term most commonly refers to the negative influence of the spirit of an evil dec...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obsession_(Spiritism)
`Obsession` is a single which appeared on DJ Tiësto`s first album, In My Memory in 2001, the track features the production of Tom Holkenborg also known as Junkie XL. The song was recorded at the Computer Hell Cabin, Amsterdam. ==Formats and track listings== ===CD, Maxi Singles=== United Kingdom Maxi Single United Kingdom, Ge...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obsession_(Tiësto_song)
Albums produced by Matt Serletic ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obsession_(Tiësto)
Obsession is a pinball game for the Atari STe and Amiga computers, made by Unique Development Studios (UDS). ==Technical information== Audio/video features in Obsession include: ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obsession_(video_game)
[ Latin obsessio
: confer French obsession
The act of besieging. Johnson. 2.
The state of being besieged; -- used specifically of a person beset by a spirit from without. Tylor.
« Whether by obsession
or possession, I ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/O/5
An idea, which persistently recurs to an individual, although he resists it and regards it as being senseless
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An unpleasant or nonsensical thought which intrudes into a person's mind, despite a degree of resistance by the person who recognises the thought as pointless or senseless, but nevertheless a product of their own mind. Obsessions may be accompanied by compulsive behaviours which serve to reduce the associated anxiety.
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Neurotic conditionFound on http://www.quick-facts.co.uk/medicene/mental.html
obsession 1. An unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone. 2. An irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions even when the person doesn't want to. 3. An idea or feeling that completely occupies the mind. 4. The uncontrollable persistence of an idea or emotion in the mind, sometimes associated with a psyc...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/1928/2
Obsession is an ``add-on'' If you like, to all other states of emotional being. It is the unhealthy, damaging, and harmful fixation with someone you are attracted to in a way which disrupts your life and the lives of those around you for worse, not better. The level of emotion that you add obsession to determines its potency. Add obsession to merel...Found on http://stuff.myrealm.co.uk/definitions.php
Persistent thoughts that can`t be controlled such as an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions against your will. Obsessions play a significant role in OCD.
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Persistently intruding thought, emotion, or impulse, often recognized by the sufferer as irrational, but nevertheless causing distress. It may be a brooding on destiny or death, or chronic doubts interfering with everyday life (such as fearing the gas is not turned off and repeatedly checking), or an impulse leading to repetitive action, such as co...Found on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0018691.html
Recurrent and persistent thought, impulse, or image experienced as intrusive and distressing. RecognFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22394
Type: Term Pronunciation: ob-sesh′ŭn Definitions: 1. A recurrent and persistent idea, thought, or impulse to carry out an act that is ego dystonic, that is experienced as senseless or repugnant, and that the person cannot voluntarily suppress.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=62056
- an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someoneFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=obsession
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