obsessed with

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obsessed with (someone or something)

Excessively or solely focused on, preoccupied with, or infatuated with someone or something. For as long as I've known him, Dan has been obsessed with making money. I think it's because he grew up in poverty. A few of my fans seem obsessed with me, but I think they're harmless.
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*obsessed with someone or something

preoccupied with someone or something. (*Typically: be ~; become ~.) Kathy was obsessed with the kitten. Roger was obsessed with Kathy.
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And my water, I'm obsessed with water and drinking a lot.
I think the key to becoming less obsessed with pornography is to find other things to get absorbed in - distraction can be a powerful tool with all addictions.
And there is a large segment of the media in Turkey who spend most of their time criticizing the critics of Erdoy-an and accusing them of being obsessed with "one man.
I'm not obsessed with surgery but I'm obsessed with looking the best I can.
A jury was told that he became obsessed with a little girl and sexually abused her.
There was a really popular girl at school and I was obsessed with her," Contactmusic quoted her as telling People magazine.
In Tuesday's shocking scene, Archie tells Janine that he has been obsessed with her ever since they met.
You can understand why celebs get obsessed with their bodies, the mags are full of "who's eaten all the pies" headlines, followed by "eek, she's a lollipop".
The psychological thriller sees Beyonce star as Sharon, a woman whose seemingly perfect life unravels when one of her husband's colleagues becomes obsessed with him.
Now he sets out to see if the kids of today are as obsessed with music as those of yesteryear.
MAGGIE, Sunderland, Although Glenda may be concerned with pensioners maintaining an active post-retirement lifestyle, (including post-retirement working), I do appreciate that other posters may be obsessed with the plethora of freebies which are awarded to pensioners, (such as TV licence, travel), and which may impact on their benefits.
If you re a political junkie who's obsessed with ideology this book might not be for you.
In Fairies, Phryne is asked to solve the murder of Miss Lavender, a writer/illustrator obsessed with fairies, who also writes an advice column for a woman's magazine.