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Dictionary definition for: Preoccupied

1. (s) deeply absorbed in thought; "as distant and bemused as a professor listening to the prattling of his freshman class" "lost in thought" "a preoccupied frown"

2. (s) having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something; "became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle" "was absolutely obsessed with the girl" "got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children" "he was taken up in worry fo

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