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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The state of being absorbed in thought

Usage examples (10)
  • The land was theirs by right of preoccupancy and by gift.
  • A preoccupancy with religious characteristics assists those who are interested in the problem of sublimation.
  • His youth was apparently much like mine, not a youth of athleticism so much as a preoccupancy with wonder and the imminence of beauty surrounding all things.
  • Apprehension is the cursor expressing preoccupancy for more
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