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possessed meaning

EN[pəˈzɛst] [-ɛst]
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WPossessed
  • Possessed may refer to:
  • Possession (disambiguation), having some degree of control over something else
  • Spirit possession, whereby gods, demons, animas, or other disincarnate entities may temporarily take control of a human body
  • Demonic possession, spirit possession by a malevolent entity

    Definition of possessed in English Dictionary

  • Verb
    1. simple past tense and past participle of possess.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore possessedSUPmost possessed
      1. controlled by evil spirits.
        1. He was exorcised because he was thought to be possessed by the Devil.
      2. Seized by powerful emotions.
        1. (construed with of, not comparable) Having; owning.
          1. The president was possessed of great wealth.
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Subsequently this infers that Australovenator and megaraptorids alike possessed a unique manus function most likely associated with predation.
          • Whatever air-conditioning system the car had once possessed had bitten the big one years ago; ...
          • Originally she had come to me, possessed but of one gown, and that a forlorn and ragged balzarine, with four draggled, torn flounces.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Past participles
                • Verb simple past forms

            Other Vocabulary

            Look-Alike Words
            1. en possesses
            2. en possessee
            3. en possesser
            4. en possess'd
            5. en possessor
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            Grammatically, this word "possessed" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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