What does engrossed mean?

Definitions for engrossed
en·grossed

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word engrossed.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. captive, absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, intent, wrapped(adj)

    giving or marked by complete attention to

    "that engrossed look or rapt delight"; "then wrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare; "rapt with wonder"; "wrapped in thought"

  2. engrossed(adj)

    written formally in a large clear script, as a deed or other legal document

Wiktionary

  1. engrossed(Adjective)

    finalized, written in large letters.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Engrossed

    of Engross

How to pronounce engrossed?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say engrossed in sign language?

  1. engrossed

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of engrossed in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of engrossed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of engrossed in a Sentence

  1. Charles Schaefer:

    We are never more fully alive, more completely ourselves, or more deeply engrossed in anything than when we are playing.

  2. Alan Hedge:

    Anecdotally, treadmill desk companies have people sign waivers (for) if you get engrossed in what you are doing and propelled off the back (of the machine).

  3. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    The whole point of getting engrossed in something that interests you, is that you dissolve into it, the more the intensity...the more you become vapor - you dissolve. In fact, there is no you to judge, to see... only emptiness within, that is the whole purpose of life... at least my life!”

  4. Melissa Bragg:

    I know I ’m addicted to my phone, being a stay-at-home homeschooling mom, I really feel isolated from other adults much of the time. Social media probably accounts for 90 percent of my socialization. I’ve joined way too many Facebook groups and I am constantly just scrolling through them. It can get in the way of me taking care of my household responsibilities. Sometimes I ’ll be so engrossed in a conversation happening online that an hour or more goes by and I have n’t moved.

Images & Illustrations of engrossed

  1. engrossedengrossedengrossedengrossedengrossed

Popularity rank by frequency of use

engrossed#10000#33869#100000

Translations for engrossed

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for engrossed »

Translation

Find a translation for the engrossed definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Український (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these engrossed 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

"engrossed." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 22 Feb. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/engrossed>.

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

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for engrossed:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.