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Meaning & Definition of Preoccupied in English





1. Deeply absorbed in thought

  • "As distant and bemused as a professor listening to the prattling of his freshman class"
  • "Lost in thought"
  • "A preoccupied frown"
  • bemused,
  • deep in thought(p),
  • lost(p),
  • preoccupied

2. Having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something

  • "Became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle"
  • "Was absolutely obsessed with the girl"
  • "Got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children"
  • "He was taken up in worry for the old woman"
  • haunted,
  • obsessed,
  • preoccupied,
  • taken up(p)

Examples of using

She was so preoccupied that she was oblivious of her surroundings.