Thesaurus / preoccupied
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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.
HOW TO GET VACCINES TO PEOPLE WHO AREN’T GOING OUT OF THEIR WAY TO GET THEMANNA ROTHSCHILDMARCH 22, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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.
LAURA DEMING, FREDERIK GROCE, AMISH JANI, JESSICA VERRILLI AND VANESSA LARCO ARE COMING TO DISRUPTCONNIE LOIZOSAUGUST 28, 2020TECHCRUNCH
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.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
There was something very strange and preoccupied in his movements, Beardsley thought, more than a mere tiredness.
WE'RE FRIENDS, NOWHENRY HASSE
They swarmed with people of all nationalities, who looked very much preoccupied, and as if in search of something.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
For weeks thereafter he would be like the ghost of a man in the house, haggard and silent and preoccupied.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
M. de Monsoreau listened mechanically; he seemed preoccupied, and looked around him anxiously.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
In this I found my far-reaching ambition useful to me; I had simply to be preoccupied with business to be spared much.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
I please myself figuring young Friedrich looking at the vestiges of Marlborough, even in a preoccupied uncertain manner.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. VII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
WORDS RELATED TO PREOCCUPIED
- out of this world
- asleep on the job
- like an absent-minded professor
- looking out window
- not on the job
- out of it
- out to lunch
- pipe dreaming
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