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She’s also just as food-obsessed as we are and wants to talk about it.

From Eater

I know there will be people under 21 among those, but these are young, sports-obsessed guys who are already sports bettors.

From Fortune

We both love practically every title in the series, enough to complete all of them and obsess over the smallest details and changes.

He began to obsess over food and take drastic measures to lose weight.

What you will regret is not being compassionate and kind enough to the people you love — and you’re not being as compassionate and kind to them if you’re obsessing about the election.

And not just sick in the body but in your mind, because you start obsessing.

Apparently Kukucuva had been obsessing about the break-up for some time.

Stop tweeting, texting, blogging, watching cable news, and obsessing about polls, lost planes, and focus group-driven politicians.

All this observation and self-observation possibly says something very depressing about how insular and self-obsessing we are.

It helps if there is some deeper truth inside the noir worth obsessing about.

He was able to add to the obsessing question in the hollow of his consciousness one other thought: Some one is coming.

But for the one obsessing idea she would have recognised that those soft-padded footfalls were not those of any white man.

The incident remained in my memory, obsessing it, deepening the film of mystery which had been about her from the first.

Thus escapes us once more the New Woman, this obsessing phantom of which everyone speaks and which so few have seen.

Yet with that horrible suspicion obsessing me I felt that I must do something in order to satisfy myself.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to obsessing, such as: absorbing, captivating, compelling, enthralling, exciting, and fascinating.

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