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Zoologist Desmond Morris, on the other hand, was initially more preoccupied with sex than violence or male-male bonding.
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Generations of men would have the culture believe that they’re far too preoccupied with business, government, technology and other so-called serious pursuits to involve themselves with the flourishes of fashion.
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Later, as the scope of his research widened, he became more and more preoccupied with the question of biodiversity on Earth and the human impact on it.
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Kids are very preoccupied about their appearance at this age, and there’s a lot of pressure to have peer approval, so there are risks there.
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I’m very much preoccupied with the issue of race and ethnicity and discrimination and how that impacts health outcomes and mental health outcomes among underserved populations.
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In fact, she became so preoccupied with the last that at age 11, Deming wrote to renowned molecular biologist Cynthia Kenyon, asking if she could visit Kenyon’s San Francisco lab during a family trip.
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She was still preoccupied, still she seemed to see Hamza running beside her towards the mountains, praying among the rocks.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
She was like a woman who is preoccupied with something, and perhaps annoyed by an unwelcome guest.
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There was something very strange and preoccupied in his movements, Beardsley thought, more than a mere tiredness.
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They swarmed with people of all nationalities, who looked very much preoccupied, and as if in search of something.
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WORDS RELATED TO PREOCCUPIED

  • abstracted
  • centered
  • concentrated
  • enfolded
  • engaged
  • fixed
  • focused
  • immersed
  • intent
  • into
  • lost
  • musing
  • preoccupied
  • rapt
  • set
  • wrapped
  • wrapped-up
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