What does focusing mean?

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fo·cus·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. focus, focusing, focussing, focal point, direction, centeringnoun

    the concentration of attention or energy on something

    "the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology"; "he had no direction in his life"

  2. focalization, focalisation, focusingnoun

    the act of bringing into focus

Wiktionary

  1. focusingnoun

    See British alternative spelling focussing

  2. focusingverb

    See British alternative spelling focussing

  3. focusingadjective

    See British alternative spelling focussing

Webster Dictionary

  1. Focusing

    of Focus

Freebase

  1. Focusing

    Focusing is a psychotherapeutic process developed by psychotherapist Eugene Gendlin. It can be used in any kind of therapeutic situation, including peer-to-peer sessions. It involves holding a kind of open, non-judging attention to an internal knowing which is directly experienced but is not yet in words. Focusing can, among other things, be used to become clear on what one feels or wants, to obtain new insights about one's situation, and to stimulate change or healing of the situation. Focusing is set apart from other methods of inner awareness by three qualities: something called the "felt sense", a quality of engaged accepting attention, and a researched-based technique that facilitates change.

Editors Contribution

  1. focusingverb

    Verb form of the word focus.

    They were focusing so easily and completing their work so efficiently.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 13, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of focusing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of focusing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of focusing in a Sentence

  1. Lance Becca:

    We don't know what's going to happen with us in the future. We don't know if we're going to keep getting some aid some help – it's scary for us. Help from U.S. mainland power companies has been coming in waves for months. But Monica Viego-Rodriguez still hasn't seen a light come on anywhere in Monica Viego-Rodriguez neighborhood since the hurricanes hit last fall. Monica Viego-Rodriguez can only buy perishable foods for Monica Viego-Rodriguez family that they can eat the same day.There is nowhere to store food other than a cooler that she keeps filled with ice on her balcony. More than 470,000 homes were damaged or destroyed, causing an estimated $ 140 billion in damages. As Puerto Rico experiences the longest and most devastating blackout in American history, 1,000 utility trucks and 1,500 workers from 22 electric companies from all over the U.S. are arriving on the island this week to help the existing crews on the job restore power. As crews carve their way through the catastrophic damage, their progress is slow. But they met a major milestone this month when 1 million customers had their power restored, and utility crews say they won't stop until everyone is back on line. Help from U.S. mainland power companies has been coming in waves for months. But some Puerto Rico residents say they still haven't seen a light come on anywhere in their neighborhood since the hurricanes hit last fall. ( REUTERS) There is no set timeframe, we're just here for the long haul, the mission is to restore power and that's what we're focusing on. Wednesday night, the Puerto Rico governor said the island will receive approximately $ 35 billion in federal aid. But he added that Puerto Rico is facing massive debt and won't be able to repay the money until 2022. Power crews say they have to prioritize – hospitals, police and fire stations, come first.Then communication facilities, water treatment plants, transportation providers and shelters.From there, utility crews repair infrastructure serving smaller groups and neighborhoods. People like Sol Vazquez, a law student who has been working the best she can with limited resources, also Skyped with Fox News this week. She said she has been seeing a mixed response from her friends and fellow students. I think everyone wants to get their electricity back, I don't think, at this point, they care who does it or how they do it.

  2. Michael Jones:

    Rather (than) focusing on fierce competition at home, it's more about companies trying to cooperate in order to reduce cost and increase flexibility on the procurement side.

  3. Global Governance Anne Simpson:

    I think what we will do next is share this analysis with the funds that we work with and see the potential for a globally coordinated engagement plan, and not just in the oil and gas industry, focusing on big oil and old coal will not get us there.

  4. Mary Trump:

    I saw firsthand what focusing on the wrong things, elevating the wrong people can do -- the collateral damage that can be created by allowing somebody to live their lives without accountability, if I can do anything to change the narrative and to tell the truth, I need to do it. Because I don't believe the American people had the entire truth four years ago.

  5. Pimco Group CIO Dan Ivascyn:

    Within the energy space, it’s an area where we resisted the temptation to get in early last year, during that initial recovery stage, and are beginning to see value now, but you need to be highly selective and very careful in what credits you’re focusing on.

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