having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something;
"became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle"
"was absolutely obsessed with the girl"
"got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children"
"he was taken up in worry for the old woman"
influenced or controlled by a powerful force such as a strong emotion;
"by love possessed"
- The life of western Hunan obsessed him and applied him with many writing materials.
- The whole, obsessed as it is with maximizing power and sex, must be questioned as to its emptiness.