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EtymologyEdit

From Latin obsessiō (siege; obsession), from obsideō (I siege), from ob (before) + sedeō (I sit).

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obsessão f (plural obsessões)

  1. fixation, obsession
  2. (psychology) obsession (compulsive or irrational preoccupation)
  3. (theology) vexation caused by the Devil’s influence, without possession

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