preoccupation definition

  • noun:
    • their state to be preoccupied; consumption of this attention or intellect.
    • something which preoccupies or engrosses your head: cash was their main preoccupation.
    • Occupation of a location in advance; preoccupancy.
    • hawaii to be preoccupied or a thought that preoccupies your head; enthrallment.
    • The act of occupying something before somebody else.
    • The work of preoccupying, or taking ownership of beforehand; their state to be preoccupied; prepossession.
    • Anticipation of objections.
    • The work of preoccupying, or seizing before you start; possession attained beforehand.
    • The work of anticipating; expectation.
    • hawaii of being preoccupied; previous engrossment or absorption.
    • an idea that preoccupies your head and holds the eye
    • the mental state to be preoccupied by anything
    • the act of using occupancy before some other person does

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