|1.||[ adjective ] having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something|
|Synonyms:||preoccupied taken_up haunted|
"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"
|2.||[ adjective ] influenced or controlled by a powerful force such as a strong emotion|
"by love possessed"