engrossment

noun
en·​gross·​ment | \ in-ˈgrō-smənt How to pronounce engrossment (audio) , en- \

Definition of engrossment

1 : the act of engrossing
2 : the state of being absorbed or occupied : preoccupation

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my engrossment in the video game made me lose track of time

First Known Use of engrossment

1526, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of engrossment was in 1526

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“Engrossment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/engrossment. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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