engrossment

noun
en·gross·ment | \in-ˈgrō-smənt, en-\

Definition of engrossment 

1 : the act of engrossing

2 : the state of being absorbed or occupied : preoccupation

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Synonyms & Antonyms for engrossment

Synonyms

absorption, attention, concentration, enthrallment, immersion

Antonyms

inattention

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Examples of engrossment in a Sentence

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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