OBSESSED in a Sentence

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 a.  having or showing excessive or compulsive concern; influenced or controlled by a powerful force
Classic Sentence:
1  Now it was a baby she was obsessed by.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 10
2  He was completely obsessed by one persistent thought.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXVII
3  Gregor's father seemed so obsessed with what he was doing that he forgot all the respect he owed to his tenants.
Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In III
4  Money was the obsession dominating her mind these days.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
5  It was pain enough even to think of him, whether she considered him in the distinctness of her waking thoughts, or felt the obsession of his presence through the blur of her tormented nights.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
6  But the thought of him was like an obsession, ever pressing itself upon her.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XVIII
7  But as she sat there amid her guests, she felt the old ennui overtaking her; the hopelessness which so often assailed her, which came upon her like an obsession, like something extraneous, independent of volition.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXX
8  She wanted to be clear of him, and especially of his consciousness, his words, his obsession with himself, his endless treadmill obsession with himself, and his own words.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 8
9  Ravished by dead words become obscene, and dead ideas become obsessions.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 8
10  It must not be supposed that he was delivered from all those obsessions of the memory which force us, even when happy, even when satisfied, to glance sadly behind us.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  He was obsessed with American gangster movies.
2  They become obsessed with trying to equip their vehicles with gadgets to deal with every possible contingency.
3  A lot of young girls are obsessed by their weight.
4  She was stalked by an obsessed fan.
5  The media seems obsessed with hyping up individuals or groups.
6  The whole relationship obsessed me for years.
7  The author of the book seems to be obsessed with sexual perversity and death.
8  The fear of death obsessed her throughout her old age.
9  The moment of death had obsessed him from childhood, when he had acquired that slight crouch, protecting his neck from the shining blade of the guillotine that might slice through.
10  It's a familiar charge from the conservative fringe, that Obama is somehow different and doesn't view America as an exceptional paragon but is obsessed with apologizing for its failings.
11  So when people say I'm obsessed, which is a clever way of saying please shut up, I don't like your facts.
12  Don't let this interest of yours become an obsession.
13  Gambling became an obsession , and he eventually lost everything.
14  She would try to forget her obsession with Christopher.
15  Society's obsession with sex has bred a generation of unhappy children.