HyperDic: engrossment

English > 3 senses of the word engrossment:
NOUNcognitionengrossment, concentration, absorption, immersioncomplete attention
cognitionengrossment, preoccupation, preoccupancy, absorptionthe mental state of being preoccupied by something
attributeengrossment, intentnessthe quality of being intent and concentrated
engrossment > pronunciation
Soundsihngrow'smahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > engrossment: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningcomplete attention; intense mental effort.
Synonymsconcentration, absorption, immersion
Narrowerfocus, focusing, focussing, focal point, direction, centeringThe concentration of attention or energy on something
specialismThe concentration of your efforts on a particular field of study or occupation
studyA state of deep mental absorption
BroaderattentionThe faculty or power of mental concentration
Spanishconcentración
Catalanconcentració
Verbsengrossconsume all of one's attention or time
engrossdevote (oneself) fully to
English > engrossment: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe mental state of being preoccupied by something.
Synonymspreoccupation, preoccupancy, absorption
Narrowerabsentmindednesspreoccupation so great that the ordinary demands on attention are ignored
abstractedness, abstractionpreoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else
Broadercognitive state, state of mindThe state of a person's cognitive processes
Spanishinquietud, intranquilidad, preocupación
Catalanamoïnament, capficament, inquietud, intranquil·litat, neguit, preocupació
Verbsengrossconsume all of one's attention or time
engrossdevote (oneself) fully to
English > engrossment: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being intent and concentrated.
Synonymintentness
Broaderassiduity, assiduousness, concentrationGreat and constant diligence and attention
Verbsengrossconsume all of one's attention or time
engrossdevote (oneself) fully to

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