Possessed definition

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Owning or mastering something. Used with of .

One who is possessed of great wealth.

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Owned.
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Controlled by a spirit, demon, god, or other supernatural force.
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Controlled by an emotion or as if by an evil spirit; crazed; mad.
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Calm; collected.

One who remained possessed in times of great trial.

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Controlled by a strong inner drive; obsessed.

A teenager by love possessed.

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Simple past tense and past participle of possess.
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(construed with of, not comparable) Having; owning.

The president was possessed of great wealth.

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He was exorcised because he was thought to be possessed by the Devil.

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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

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