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preoccupation

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something about which one is constantly thinking or concerned
  • the future entomologist's preoccupation with insects from a very early age

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The first known use of preoccupation was in 1572

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“Preoccupation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/preoccupation. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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