adjective Date: 1534 1. a. (1) influenced or controlled by something (as an evil spirit, a passion, or an idea) (2) mad, crazed b. urgently desirous to do or have something 2. obsolete held as a possession 3. self-possessed, calmpossessedly adverbpossessedness noun

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