engrossment

[ en-grohs-muh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF engrossment

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENGROSSMENT

Sleep, food, fresh air, everything was forgotten in the engrossment of work.

In 1876 it was lost by one vote; and in 1880 lost on engrossment.

In his engrossment with the brute he did not seem to have heard the challenge.

Yes, in all the tumultuous pride and engrossment of that, there was no place—how could there be place?

They were eyes that, for all their seeming of a theorist's engrossment, missed little.

Her engrossment in her own reflection irritated him, so he did not look at her.

There had been the engrossment of transcendent emotion in repelling the charge.

Both terms express the engrossment of the self in an object.

It is then put in shape by the committee on engrossment, after which it is read a third time and finally passed.

From prudence, natural inclination, and engrossment in other pursuits, Parmentier took no part in the political storm then raging.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ENGROSSMENT

distraction

nounhaving one's attention drawn away
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