Crossword Clue & Answers
3 December 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple
We found 7 answers for the crossword clue 'Obsession', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.
We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.
We have given Obsession a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.
As well as being a clue we've also seen Obsession as an answer itself some 46 times.
Obsession is a single word clue made up of 9 letters.
We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Thursday, 16 December 2021 with the answer being FIXATION, we also found FIXATION to be the most popular answer for this clue.
We've seen this clue in the following publications:
- Irish Independent - Simple - 16 Dec 2021
- The Guardian Speedy - 9 Oct 2016
- The New York Times Crossword - 8 Sep 2016
Definitions and usage
Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Obsession', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Obsession' and give you a hint.
- An unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone
- An irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions, even against your will; "her compulsion to wash her hands repeatedly"
An irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action
Excessive or irrational devotion to some activity; "made a fetish of cleanliness"
(histology) the preservation and hardening of a tissue sample to retain as nearly as possible the same relations they had in the living body
A mental or personality disturbance not attributable to any known neurological or organic dysfunction
Using force to cause something to occur; "though pressed into rugby under compulsion I began to enjoy the game"; "they didn't have to use coercion"
The act of taking occupancy before someone else does
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