Pronunciation: (pu-zest'), [key]
1. spurred or moved by a strong feeling, madness, or a supernatural power (often fol. by by, of, or with): The army fought as if possessed. The village believed her to be possessed of the devil.
2. self-possessed; poised.
3. possessed of,having; possessing: He is possessed of intelligence and ambition.
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