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Synonyms for possessed
pəˈzɛstpos·sessed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obsessed, possessed(p)adjective

    influenced or controlled by a powerful force such as a strong emotion

    "by love possessed"

    Antonyms:
    uncontrolled, sane

  2. amuck, amok, berserk, demoniac, demoniacal, possessed(p)adjective

    frenzied as if possessed by a demon

    "the soldier was completely amuck"; "berserk with grief"; "a berserk worker smashing windows"

    Antonyms:
    uncontrolled, sane

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "possessed":

    owned, possesses, owns, possession, possess, had

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How to use possessed in a sentence?

  1. Thietmar of Merseburg:

    Though [Theophanu] was of the weak sex she possessed moderation, trustworthiness, and good manners. In this way she protected with male vigilance the royal power for her son, friendly with all those who were honest, but with terrifying superiority against rebels.

  2. Jim Ambrose:

    The guiding principle was pair-bonding with a man and to be even more specific, to make sure that I possessed a proper vessel for an erect penis, the end goal wasn't that I would be a sexually satisfied woman, or a person who was curious about other forms of sexuality. ... Jim Ambrose personal sexual pleasure wasn't taken into account.

  3. Rick Neiswonger:

    Rick Neiswonger possessed methodology and proprietary knowledge in the field of marketing which I wanted to learn and master.

  4. Thomas Mann:

    If you are possessed by an idea, you find it expressed everywhere, you even smell it.

  5. Sara Teasdale:

    No one worth possessing Can be quite possessed.


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