Usage examples for obsessing

  1. His obsessing thought had not been able to change his essential knowledge of either Desire or John. – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  2. I realized I was babbling, my usual prelude to obsessing. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  3. Nervous breakdown threatened me at any moment; the ghastly experience at the Gate House together with Carneta's grief- stricken face when I had parted from her were obsessing memories which I sought in vain to shake off. – The Quest of the Sacred Slipper by Sax Rohmer
  4. The abnormally exaggerated sensation, feeling and imagination of the subject under hypnotic control are made possible because the higher, critical and restraining faculties and powers of will, reason and self- control are temporarily or permanently benumbed and paralyzed by the stronger will of the hypnotist or of the obsessing intelligence. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  5. I knew that it must come at last, and it did, catching her unawares in the middle of a sentence- undertaken, I fancy, solely as a defence against the insidious craving that was obsessing her. – The Jervaise Comedy by J. D. Beresford
  6. With his obsessing fear of the possibility of unpleasantness, added to the memory that he had denied all knowledge of her when in San Diego, he would not, or could not, face the fact- simple enough if he had not complicated it for himself- that the friendship had continued. – Edgar Saltus: The Man by Marie Saltus