obsess-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: (Cause to) preoccupy someone.

Commentary: Includes: OBSESS OVER, OBSESS ABOUT Syntax Includes: NP1[topic] OBSESS NP2[patient[animate]] NP1[agent[animate]] OBSESS (over) NP2[topic]

Fear of illness obsesses her.
She is obsessing over her weight.
John obsesses over the smallest details.
Don't obsess about everything so much!

VerbNet: amuse-31.1,marvel-31.3-8
FrameNet: Emotion_active
PropBank: obsess.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2