Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PRE-OCCUPATION

Policy and pre-occupation had of course much to say to this state of things.

After all, in our present pre-occupation with the horrors of war, we must not exaggerate their extent.

In general his stiffness was insular, his pre-occupation profound.

Some of us, in the hurry and pre-occupation of business, are quite forgetting to marry.

It actually diverted him from his pre-occupation, and that is a great deal to say.

So her words roused him even in the midst of his pre-occupation.

He carried his hands behind him and bore a look of pre-occupation and care.

The question, therefore, of pre-occupation was reduced to a race.

For her strange and abnormal pre-occupation was matched by a like pre-occupation in him.

This pre-occupation with home and all there, was noticed too by Miss Sloan.