What does the word obsession mean?

Usage examples for obsession

  1. You have an obsession. – King Arthur's Socks and Other Village Plays by Floyd Dell
  2. It was almost an obsession with him. – The Biography of a Rabbit by Roy Benson, Jr.
  3. She and Susan spent hours over them; they became in fact an obsession, and Susan began to see jig- saw divisions: in everything her eye rested on; the lawn, the clouds, or the drawing- room walls. – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris