How Do You Spell POSSESSED?

Correct spelling for the English word "possessed" is [p_ə_z_ˈɛ_s_t], [pəzˈɛst], [pəzˈɛst]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

click here to check the spelling

Common Misspellings for POSSESSED

Below is the list of 85 misspellings for the word "possessed". Misspellings percentages are collected from over 510 000 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Usage Examples for POSSESSED

  1. They feared for their country and each one feared for himself if they did not get rid of the man who possessed power while on the other hand it seemed to them impossible to do so - "A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)" by Leopold von Ranke
  2. It was no beautiful and gentle sentiment that possessed him a pretty thing to dream about during a summer's morning but on the contrary a burning fever of unrest that left him peace nor day nor night - "Macleod of Dare" by William Black
  3. She had wept but was now though looking very sad quite self possessed - "Weighed and Wanting" by George MacDonald
  4. He never possessed his wife's love - "The Northern Light" by E. Werner
  5. The men say this place is possessed - "The Golden Rock" by Ernest Glanville