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Synonyms for obsession

Synonyms for obsession

an irrational preoccupation

Synonyms for obsession

an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions, even against your will

an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone


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Obsession, which uses the actual words of radical Islamists to support its conclusions, is factual and has been favorably reported on by prominent news organizations such as CNN and FOX News.
Tucker is played by Jeff Bridges who manages to convey the obsession and drive of the car designer whose own Tucker Torpedo is more important to him than anything else.
Filipinos' obsession with dance is reflected in the success many Filipino dancers have enjoyed abroad, from the japayukis (cultural dancers sent to Japan to perform in various clubs) to the ranks of companies such as Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ballet Ciudad de Barcelona/ Escola Ballet, and Atlanta Ballet.
To coincide with the anniversary of 9/11, The Clarion Fund distributed 28 million DVDs of Obsession as an advertising insert in 70 papers across the country.
THE BIG YEAR: A Tale of Man, Nature, and Fowl Obsession
Salon and spa group Obsession is looking to create 100 new jobs in the Midlands.
Codirected by creative and love partners Richard Glatzer (Grief) and Wash West, The Fluffer is actually less concerned with porn than with universal themes of obsession, lust, and narcissism.
In addition to the text, Dreams has music by Selena, whose own life provides the subject matter for Ballet Hispanico's splashiest new work, Idol Obsession.
The dazzling beauty then leapt to stardom (and into American pop culture) in Blake Edwards' wildly popular and Oscar-nominated film "10," in which she starred opposite Julie Andrews as the focus of Dudley Moore's comic obsession.
After being contacted by a number of people whose opinions I respect and after reviewing Obsession with their criticisms and concerns in mind, I have asked the film makers to remove my endorsement from the Obsession website and from any future promotional materials.
which was only the beginning of a 90,000-mile obsession, taking little more than two months, with stops in China, Australia and Columbus, Ohio, and including encounters with a creationist, scientists, family men and a closeted gay man with a Kylie Minogue fetish, among others.
By contrast, another artist friend commented irritably, "I'm tired of a middle-aged man's obsession with teenagers," and "I have two teenage kids.
Clad in shimmering dresses and tossing her luscious red locks, the six-foot-plus Tina-Louise-ian looker gleefully navigates our culture's obsession with celebrity breakdowns and cathartic breakthroughs.
Risque Calvin Klein SECRET OBSESSION Billboard Unveils in Times Square