Definitions for preoccupiedpriˈɒk yəˌpaɪd

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word preoccupied

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bemused, deep in thought(p), lost(p), preoccupied(adj)

    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"

  2. haunted, obsessed, preoccupied, taken up(p)(adj)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. preoccupied(Adjective)

    Concerned with something else; distracted; giving one's attention elsewhere.

    I was preoccupied with a deadline at work, and I forgot his birthday.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Preoccupied

    of Preoccupy


Translations for preoccupied

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • gedankenverlorenGerman
  • απορροφημένος, προκατειλημμένος, κατειλημμένος, συλογισμένοςGreek
  • preocupado, ensimismadoSpanish
  • préoccupéFrench
  • boiritManx
  • belefeledkezettHungarian
  • preocupadoPortuguese

Get even more translations for preoccupied »

Translation

Find a translation for the preoccupied definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these preoccupied definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"preoccupied." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 30 Jul 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/preoccupied>.

Are we missing a good definition for preoccupied? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for preoccupied:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.