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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of moving in before someone else does; The mental state of being distracted by something; An idea that distracts the mind.

Usage examples (31)
  • Of course, my current preoccupation is a crime novel.
  • I have a certain preoccupation with environmental matters.
  • Dance and movement have been my main preoccupation lately, pushing out knitting and fiber arts somewhat.
  • I did some research as a medical student, my main preoccupation was with becoming a physician who could serve in the armed forces. for more
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