- pos|sessed «puh ZEHST», adjective.1. dominated by or as by an evil spirit or influence; demoniac; lunatic; mad; crazy: »
He upset the table…and rushed through the coffee-room like one possessed (Charles J. Lever).2. having or owning as property or a quality: »
a man possessed of more wealth than brains.–pos|sessed´ly, adverb.–pos|sessed´ness, noun.
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pos|sessed´ly — pos|sessed «puh ZEHST», adjective. 1. dominated by or as by an evil spirit or influence; demoniac; lunatic; mad; crazy: »He upset the table…and rushed through the coffee room like one possessed (Charles J. Lever). 2. having or owning as property… … Useful english dictionary
pos|sessed — «puh ZEHST», adjective. 1. dominated by or as by an evil spirit or influence; demoniac; lunatic; mad; crazy: »He upset the table…and rushed through the coffee room like one possessed (Charles J. Lever). 2. having or owning as property or a… … Useful english dictionary
com|pos´ite|ness — com|pos|ite «kuhm POZ iht», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. made up of various parts; compound: »The photographer made a composite picture by putting together parts of several others. 2. belonging to the composite family. –n. 1. any composite thing:… … Useful english dictionary
im|pos´ing|ness — im|pos|ing «ihm POH zihng», adjective. impressive because of size, appearance, or dignity: »The Capitol at Washington, D.C., is an imposing building. SYNONYM(S): commanding, stately, majestic. –im|pos´ing|ly, adverb. –im|pos´ing|ness, noun … Useful english dictionary
pur´pos|ive|ness — pur|pos|ive «PUR puh sihv», adjective. 1. acting with, having, or serving some purpose: »a purposive organ, a purposive structure. 2. purposeful; resolute: »His mental processes were abnormally purposive (Harper s). 3. of or having to do with… … Useful english dictionary
com|pos´ed|ness — com|posed «kuhm POHZD», adjective. 1. calm; quiet; self controlled; tranquil: »The doctor s composed nature calmed his nervous patient. SYNONYM(S): serene, cool, collected. See syn. under calm. (Cf. ↑calm) … Useful english dictionary
dis|pos|ed|ness — «dihs POH zihd nihs», noun. the quality or state of being disposed; disposition; inclination … Useful english dictionary
ex|pos|ed|ness — «ehk SPOH zihd nihs», noun. the state of being exposed … Useful english dictionary
ness — ness·ber·ry; ness·ler·iza·tion; ness·ler·ize; ness·ler s; new·fan·gled·ness; new·ness; news·i·ness; nice·ness; nig·gard·li·ness; nig·gard·ness; nigh·ness; nip·pi·ness; no·ble·ness; nois·i·ness; non·cha·lant·ness; north·er·li·ness; north·ness;… … English syllables
sessed — pos·sessed; pos·sessed·ly; pos·sessed·ness; … English syllables