my engrossment in the video game made me lose track of time
Recent Examples on the WebMixed and even negative opinions can serve as control rods for the fission of overly pious engrossment.
Peter Schjeldahl, The New Yorker, 8 Feb. 2021 Religion reminded a commercially minded people about the things of the spirit and prevented them from succumbing to an excessive engrossment in material things.
Daniel J. Mahoney, National Review, 23 Sep. 2020
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