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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

So interesting as to take up a person's whole attention.

Usage examples (34)
  • The nature film about the rainforest was very engrossing when it showed the many frogs that live there.
  • Verb (used with object) : Their discussion engrossed his attention. She is engrossed in her work. ,to engross a deed
  • Note to self: The dragon sequence in the Hobbit, though engrossing, is not very practical as a bedtime story ...
  • On the contary, the second half was strong and engrossing, which is defintely a high point that shaped up the whole movie. for more
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