preoccupancy

[ pree-ok-yuh-puh n-see ]SEE DEFINITION OF preoccupancy

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The theory of preoccupancy I reject absolutely, but cannot here set forth its refutation.

Preoccupancy during the ages past is considered by infidels themselves a sufficient ground for belief.

A preoccupancy with religious characteristics assists those who are interested in the problem of sublimation.

WORD ORIGIN

also pre-occupancy, "prior occupation," 1734, from pre- + occupancy.

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