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bemused, deep in thought(p), lost(p), preoccupiedadjective
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"
haunted, obsessed, preoccupied, taken up(p)adjective
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"
Concerned with something else; distracted; giving one's attention elsewhere.
I was preoccupied with a deadline at work, and I forgot his birthday.
Preoccupied refers to being engrossed or thoroughly absorbed in thought, often to the point of being oblivious to or neglecting other things. It suggests a state of mind where someone's attention is so focused on a particular issue, concern, or activity that they are not fully aware of or attending to their immediate surroundings or tasks.
The numerical value of preoccupied in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of preoccupied in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
The country was preoccupied with fulfilling its basic needs in the past. Now it has become ambitious and is undertaking massive infrastructure projects by itself.
Countries sometimes do become preoccupied with their internal political issues and they don't get around dealing with external debt problem until it becomes messy.
No one man is in charge. It’s a negotiating team, sometimes the India team does get preoccupied by having to fend off all these attacks, but they will not buckle under finger pointing from a small group of Western countries.
The snapshots in CHINA: Portrait of a People are not meant to be works of art. I was too preoccupied with participating, with reveling in the moment, to worry about their perfection. Their purpose, then, is to form a candid portrait of China exactly as China presented itself to me.
There are those who sit and wonder why others strive amongst all the odds. They will never know, as they are the ones who try to keep others back by their envy and connivance with which they are preoccupied most of the time'- ricardo a scott, reggae inventor from trench town
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