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engrossment

Definitions of engrossment
  1. noun
    complete attention; intense mental effort
    synonyms: absorption, concentration, immersion
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    centering, direction, focal point, focus, focusing, focussing
    the concentration of attention or energy on something
    specialism
    the concentration of your efforts on a particular field of study or occupation
    study
    a state of deep mental absorption
    particularism
    a focus on something particular
    type of:
    attention
    the faculty or power of mental concentration
  2. noun
    the mental state of being preoccupied by something
    synonyms: absorption, preoccupancy, preoccupation
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    abstractedness, abstraction
    preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else
    absentmindedness
    preoccupation so great that the ordinary demands on attention are ignored
    reverie, revery
    an abstracted state of absorption
    type of:
    cognitive state, state of mind
    the state of a person's cognitive processes
  3. noun
    the quality of being intent and concentrated
    synonyms: intentness
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    assiduity, assiduousness, concentration
    great and constant diligence and attention
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