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synonyms for obsession

  • compulsion
  • delusion
  • enthusiasm
  • fascination
  • infatuation
  • mania
  • passion
  • phobia
  • preoccupation
  • attraction
  • case
  • complex
  • craze
  • crush
  • fancy
  • fetish
  • hang-up
  • monkey
  • must
  • neurosis
  • phantom
  • thing
  • ax to grind
  • bug in ear
  • concrete idea
  • idée fixe
  • one-track mind
  • something on the brain
  • tiger by the tail
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antonyms for obsession

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  • indifference
  • dislike
  • hate
  • hatred
  • reality
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How to use obsession in a sentence

Another striking aspect of Göbekli Tepe is an apparent obsession with death.
AN ANCIENT SITE WITH HUMAN SKULLS ON DISPLAY - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDEJO MARCHANTSEPTEMBER 2, 2020NAUTILUS
In fact, as a new opinion piece in the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy notes, the rise of GPS watches has only strengthened our obsession with tracking mileage.
STOP COUNTING YOUR RUNNING MILEAGEALEX HUTCHINSONAUGUST 28, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
I have developed an absolute obsession with this space and brand, and our team feels the same way.
ONEREPUBLIC’S RYAN TEDDER ON LAUNCHING A HEMP-INFUSED SPARKLING WATER BRANDRACHEL KINGAUGUST 24, 2020FORTUNE
For starters, Kondrat said that store employees are often incentivized to just appease belligerent customers in store because of retailers’ obsession with online ratings, and it can be hard to break leadership of that habit.
BY BEING TOO CUSTOMER-OBSESSED, DTC STARTUPS ARE FAILING THEIR RETAIL EMPLOYEESANNA HENSELAUGUST 21, 2020DIGIDAY
In context, it’s a gentle admonition over an obsession with youth and beauty, but it can easily be seen in a broader sense.
‘SUNSET BOULEVARD’ OF BROKEN DREAMSDAVID EHRENSTEINAUGUST 20, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
At the micro level, I think it’s the obsession with what’s known as cost-benefit analysis by treasuries.
IS ECONOMIC GROWTH THE WRONG GOAL? (EP. 429)STEPHEN J. DUBNERAUGUST 13, 2020FREAKONOMICS
The reporter-written newsletter has become an obsession among freelancers looking to scrounge up support wherever they can find it.
‘IT’S LIKE TELLING A REPORTER HE CAN’T HAVE A TWITTER ACCOUNT’: REPORTERS ARE STARTING THEIR OWN NEWSLETTERS OUTSIDE OF THEIR EMPLOYERMAX WILLENSJULY 15, 2020DIGIDAY
I really love it and it’s not that I— necessarily that I go into the office every day whistling, but it becomes almost an obsession, I guess.
HONEY, I GREW THE ECONOMY (EP. 399)STEPHEN J. DUBNERDECEMBER 5, 2019FREAKONOMICS
He started a guerilla campaign against the obsession with the aid of the brandy bottle.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
It signified that he had definitely given up pretending that he had the power of shaking off the obsession.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO OBSESSION

  • bag
  • bent
  • craving
  • dependence
  • enslavement
  • fixation
  • hang-up
  • hook
  • inclination
  • jones
  • kick
  • monkey
  • monkey on back
  • obsession
  • shot
  • sweet tooth
  • thing
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