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Synonyms for possession

Synonyms for possession

the fact of possessing or the legal right to possess something

something, as land and assets, legally possessed

an area subject to rule by an outside power

Synonyms for possession

being controlled by passion or the supernatural

a mania restricted to one thing or idea


a territory that is controlled by a ruling state

(sport) the act of controlling the ball (or puck)

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These words presumably represented a possessional term (MY), a negative term (NO), and a neutral term (AT).
Rules of contract, bankruptcy, and credit address transactional insecurity, while rules of property address possessional insecurity.
I don't know if there's a name for this brand of stupendously stupid fretting, though if they asked me to coin one, I'd probably call it something like possessional transference obliteration anxiety, or diurnal bi-pedicular disorder.
Kagura rituals, particularly in their folk incarnations (as opposed to those dances performed for royalty), involved possessional dances, performed by Shinto shamans of both sexes with the aid of hand-held objects, or torimono.
But in the second half, it was their defence - which has been so effective all year - that came to the fore, restricting Warrington to just two tries, despite the home side having such a strong possessional and territorial advantage.