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Reading a Lars Iyer novel, you find yourself becoming one with the author and his obsessions.

I was taking a writing workshop, and one of the tasks was to write down our “obsessions” at the beginning of each evening.

Receptionist, former lover, and still receptionist Connie Plotz deconstructs his private obsessions and cultural stereotypes.

Now, after a day spent in the company of my own thoughts, I need to step away from my obsessions.

Krasznahorkai is an expert with the complexity of human obsessions.

Modern experts in nervous and mental diseases have sometimes spoken of these states as obsessions.

The physicians had ordered her away from the Paris palace, with its gloomy decorations so stimulating to her obsessions.

Partial obsessions are rather common and there are frequent inquiries as to the best means of treating such a case.

A patient who is suffering from obsessions must carry out certain abnormal actions, or be wretched.

Flaws or failures in the lens of reason allowing certain imprints to emerge, these become fixed ideas and obsessions.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to obsessions, such as: phobia, fascination, delusion, mania, passion, and infatuation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.