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Vocabulary Lesson Obsession

English vocabulary lesson with words connected to obsession. This lesson will help you define crush, adore, passionate, obsession, self-obsessed, fixation, infatuation, intoxication and besotted

adore VERB to love and respect someone very much
‘I adore my human.’


(A) crush NOUN a strong but temporary feeling of liking someone, especially someone who you can’t have a relationship with
‘He had had a crush on her since they were at school.’


passionate ADJECTIVE having very strong feelings or emotions
‘He was about to give her the most passionate kiss he had ever given to a woman.’


(An) obsession NOUN something or someone that you think about all the time
‘He was her obsession. No one else existed.’


self-obsessed ADJECTIVE only interested in yourself
‘Social media has made more people self-obsessed.’


(A) fixation NOUN an unnaturally strong interest in something or someone
‘Blood is a fixation for her.’


(An) infatuation NOUN a short lasting but strong feeling of love for someone, especially someone you do not know very well
‘Was it love, or an infatuation?’


intoxicating ADJECTIVE something that gives you a strong feeling of excitement or happiness
‘Her perfume was intoxicating.’


besotted ADJECTIVE completely in love with someone and always thinking of them
‘The day they first met they became besotted with each other.’


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