engrossed

  • 1 engrossed — index pensive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 engrossed — absorbed, *intent, rapt Analogous words: monopolized, consumed (see MONOPOLIZE): fixed, set, settled (see SET vb): *busy, industrious, diligent, sedulous, assiduous Contrasted words: distracted, bewildered (see PUZZLE vb): distraught (see… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 engrossed — [adj] preoccupied; attentive to absorbed, all wound up*, assiduous, bugged*, busy, captivated, caught up, caught up in, consumed, deep, diligent, engaged, enthralled, fascinated, fiend for*, gone*, gripped, head over heels*, heavily into*, hooked …

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  • 4 Engrossed — Engross En*gross , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Engrossed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Engrossing}.] [F., fr. pref. en (L. in) + gros gross, grosse, n., an engrossed document: cf. OF. engrossir, engroissier, to make thick, large, or gross. See {Gross}.] 1. To make …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 engrossed — adj. 1) deeply engrossed 2) engrossed in (engrossed in one s work) * * * deeply engrossed engrossed in (engrossed in one s work) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 6 engrossed — Synonyms and related words: absent, absentminded, absorbed, absorbed in, abstracted, assiduous, autograph, autographic, bemused, buried in, buried in thought, busy, calligraphic, castle building, caught up in, chirographic, consumed,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 7 engrossed — en|grossed [ ın groust ] adjective so interested or involved in something that you do not think about anything else: engrossed in: He was so engrossed in his book that he didn t hear her come in …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 engrossed — [[t]ɪngro͟ʊst[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, usu ADJ in n If you are engrossed in something, it holds your attention completely. Tony didn t notice because he was too engrossed in his work …

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  • 9 engrossed — UK [ɪnˈɡrəʊst] / US [ɪnˈɡroʊst] adjective so interested or involved in something that you think about nothing else engrossed in: He was so engrossed in his book that he didn t hear her come in …

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  • 10 engrossed — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, look, seem ▪ become, get ADVERB ▪ deeply, very …

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  • 11 engrossed — adjective so interested in something that you do not notice anything else (+ in/with): I tried to attract her attention but she was engrossed in conversation with Stephen …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 engrossed — adjective Leopold is engrossed in his stamp collection Syn: absorbed in, involved in, interested in, engaged in, occupied by/with, preoccupied by/with, immersed in, caught up in, riveted by, gripped by, rapt in, fascinated by/with, intent on,… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 13 engrossed — adjective 1. giving or marked by complete attention to (Freq. 4) that engrossed look or rapt delight then wrapped in dreams so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred Walter de la Mare rapt with wonder wrapped in thought •… …

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  • 14 engrossed — adjective a) Preoccupied with something to the exclusion of everything else. b) finalized, written in large letters …

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  • 15 engrossed — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. absorbed, rapt, lost in, riveted, involved, engaged, captivated, enthralled, deep in, *wrapped up in, gripped, fascinated. ANT.: distracted …

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  • 16 engrossed — en grossed || st adj. gripped, absorbed; fascinated en·gross || ɪn grəʊs v. absorb one s interest or attention; write in large clear letters, write in a formal style; monopolize, control a majority of a commodity (Business) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 engrossed — en·grossed …

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  • 18 engrossed — [ɪnˈgrəʊst] adj so interested or involved in something that you do not think about anything else …

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  • 19 engrossed —   Lilo, lilo loa, papau …

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  • 20 engrossed bill — see bill 1 Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. engrossed bill …

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