Synonyms of obsess in English:

obsess


See definition of obsess

verb

1‘thoughts of his own mortality obsessed him’

SYNONYMS

preoccupy, be uppermost in someone's mind, prey on someone's mind, prey on, possess, haunt, consume, plague, torment, hound, bedevil, take control of, take over, become an obsession with, have a hold on, engross, eat up, have a grip on, grip, dominate, rule, control, beset, monopolize


Phrases

    be obsessed

      ‘she's obsessed with him’

      SYNONYMS

      be fixated, be preoccupied, be infatuated, be possessed, be haunted, be consumed, be plagued, be tormented, be bedevilled, be eaten up, be gripped, be in the grip of, be dominated, be beset

      informal

      be hung up about, be hung up on, have a thing about, have someone on the brain, have something on the brain, have a bee in one's bonnet

      North American informal

      be hipped