How Do You Spell POSSESSED?

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

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Definition of POSSESSED

  1. in a murderous frenzy as if possessed by a demon; "the soldier was completely amuck"; "berserk with grief"; "a berserk worker smashing windows"

Common Misspellings for POSSESSED

Below is the list of 278 misspellings for the word "possessed".

Usage Examples for POSSESSED

  1. The men say this place is possessed. - "The Golden Rock" by Ernest Glanville
  2. He never possessed his wife's love. - "The Northern Light" by E. Werner
  3. 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
  4. She had wept, but was now, though looking very sad, quite self- possessed. - "Weighed and Wanting" by George MacDonald
  5. 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