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Synonyms for possessed

Verb

1. possess, have, feature
usage: have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill; "he possesses great knowledge about the Middle East"
2. own, have, possess
usage: have ownership or possession of; "He owns three houses in Florida"; "How many cars does she have?"
3. possess, dominate
usage: enter into and control, as of emotions or ideas; "What possessed you to buy this house?"; "A terrible rage possessed her"

Adjective

1. obsessed, possessed(predicate), controlled (vs. uncontrolled)
usage: influenced or controlled by a powerful force such as a strong emotion; "by love possessed"
2. amuck, amok, berserk, demoniac, demoniacal, possessed(predicate), insane (vs. sane)
usage: frenzied as if possessed by a demon; "the soldier was completely amuck"; "berserk with grief"; "a berserk worker smashing windows"
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