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obsession
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
obsession /əb'seʃn/
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Concise Dictionary
obsessionsəb'seʃn
noun
+an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions against your will
+an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
fixed idea, idée fixe, fixation, conviction, preoccupation, prepossession, passion, mania, phobia, Colloq hang-up, thing:
Thoughts of death became his constant obsession.
Advanced English Dictionary
1 [U] the state in which a person's mind is completely filled with thoughts of one particular thing or person so that they cannot think of anything else: Her fear of flying is bordering on obsession. + The media's obsession with the young prince continues.
2 [C] a person or thing that sb thinks about too much: Fitness has become an obsession with him.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

dangerous, unhealthy | current

VERB + OBSESSION

become
Don't let this interest of yours become an obsession.

PREP.

~ with
I don't understand television's current obsession with cookery programmes.

PHRASES

in the grip of an obsession
He was in the grip of an obsession and would not listen to reason.



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