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On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to preoccupying, such as: arresting, captivating, engrossing, enthralling, fascinating, and gripping.

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How to use preoccupying in a sentence

  • In a theory preoccupying the human mind he saw something akin to madness.

    Children of the Market Place | Edgar Lee Masters
  • The latter pronounce themselves in favor of dearness, preoccupying themselves solely with the interests of the producer.

  • Something was preoccupying the other two minds, and our Sally had not the remotest notion what.

    Somehow Good | William de Morgan
  • The Pope of Rome has declared that the “preoccupying” problem for active Christianity must now be the industrial problem.

  • Marianne followed in due course, and appeared in conflict with a preoccupying wrist-button.

    It Never Can Happen Again | William De Morgan

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