His mind had been so preoccupied that he had forgotten about the ditch.
But Eli ate sparingly, and with a preoccupied and solemn look.
"She hasn't any tolerance in her, anyhow," and he was grave and preoccupied all through dinner.
He'll never benefit himself in that way, patient and preoccupied workman.
Long, as if the person knocking were preoccupied in mind, and forgot ...