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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PRE-OCCUPATIONS

Marius' enchantment, great as it was, could not efface from his mind other pre-occupations.

He explained these pre-occupations and Mr. Incoul suggested that in the general exodus they should all go to Germany.

Historians write with one eye on the past and the other on the pre-occupations of the present.

A letter written when he was sixteen to his eldest and favourite sister reflects quite fully his pre-occupations.