Pronunciation of Possessed
/pəzˈɛst/, /pəzˈɛst/, /p_ə_z_ˈɛ_s_t/
Antonyms for possessed:
Synonyms for possessed:
Other synonyms and related words:
unworried, controlled, exorcise, demoniac, imperturbable, unperturbed, cool, undisturbed, Cool-headed, demon, driven, unshaken, composed, placid, even-tempered, even, nonchalant, amok, coolheaded, self-possessed, charmed, together, peaceful, possession, level, unflappable, unruffled, sedate, retained, calm, exorcism, detached, limpid, equal, demonic, enthusiastic, fanatical, berserk, collected, untroubled, cursed, tranquil, accursed, hysterical, insane, mad, serene, demoniacal, obsessed, self-composed, amuck, smooth, Recollected.
bewitched; under a spell (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for possessed:
- Then, my dear child, what possessed you to accept him? - "The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories", Ethel M. Dell.
- " What possessed her anyhow? - "More Tish", Mary Roberts Rinehart.
- At about one hundred yards, when I recognized Snecker, complete astonishment possessed me. - "The Rustlers of Pecos County", Zane Grey.