HyperDic: preoccupancy

English > 2 senses of the word preoccupancy:
NOUNcognitionpreoccupancy, preoccupation, absorption, engrossmentthe mental state of being preoccupied by something
actpreoccupancy, preoccupationthe act of taking occupancy before someone else does
English > preoccupancy: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe mental state of being preoccupied by something.
Synonymspreoccupation, absorption, engrossment
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
Adjectivespreoccupiedhaving or showing excessive or compulsive concern / concern with something
preoccupieddeeply absorbed in thought
Verbspreoccupyengage or engross the interest or attention of beforehand or occupy urgently or obsessively
English > preoccupancy: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of taking occupancy before someone else does.
Synonympreoccupation
Broaderoccupation, occupancy, moving inThe act of occupying or taking possession of a building

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