obsession obsession  /əb ˈsɛ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions, even against your will
  2. (n) an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone

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  1. Thanks to his angelic face, killer bod and Justin Timber like dance moves, Rain, 23, has ridden the crest of hallyu, or the Korean wave, the Asia-wide obsession for that country .
  2. Another way of putting that is that he is precisely the opposite of Diane Arbus, hopelessly enthralled and self-endangered by her obsession, yet somehow finding in her art the .
  3. The fedora, acquired long before the profiles started and yet, one suspects, in anticipation of them, his whine, his obsession with injured petsDrudge may have seen journalism's .

News

  1. Daily Obsession: Classic Clarity Truffle Bag - Get It 30% Off!

    For our latest Daily Obsession, check out the Truffle Clarity Pouch ! We included this item in our POPSUGAR Must Have Summer Essentials box and we think it's perfect for any woman on the go. It can hold all your essentials and help keep your bag organized. Plus, we teamed up with Truffle to offer you an exclusive offer. For a limited time, get 30% off the entire Truffle collection - watch to ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PopSugar

  2. Daily Obsession: Classic Clarity Truffle Bag - See Our Exclusive Offer!

    For our latest Daily Obsession, check out the Truffle Clarity Pouch ! We included this item in our POPSUGAR Must Have Summer Essentials box and we think it's perfect for any woman on the go. It can hold all your essentials and help keep your bag organized. Plus, we teamed up with Truffle to offer you an exclusive offer. For a limited time, get 30% off the entire Truffle collection - watch to ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PopSugar

  3. What the Fed tapering debate and Justin Bieber obsession have in common

    Why the financial market obsession with when the Fed will slow its bond purchases gets it all wrong.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Washington Post

Quotes

  1. "This obsession with one's personal life at some point has got to end," he said last month.
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Mark Sanford Source: FOXNews

  2. "I personally feel that there is an unrealistic and maybe an impractical or impracticable obsession with your form of democracy, with your form of human rights, civil liberties," Musharraf said, claiming to speak for developing countries everywhere.
    on Nov 29, 2007 By: Pervez Musharraf Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. In Kuwait, French president Nicolas Sarkozy said he hoped Israel's new leadership would "have an obsession with peace...... which is the guarantee of Israel's security," AFP quoted him saying.
    on Feb 11, 2009 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: BBC News

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