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Synonyms for engrossed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. captive, absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, intent, wrapped(adj)

    giving or marked by complete attention to

    "that engrossed look or rapt delight"; "then wrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare; "rapt with wonder"; "wrapped in thought"

    Synonyms:
    clothed, cloaked, captive, mantled, absorbed, enwrapped, confined, wrapped, jailed, imprisoned, intent, draped

    Antonyms:
    spoken, inattentive

  2. engrossed(adj)

    written formally in a large clear script, as a deed or other legal document

    Synonyms:
    intent, enwrapped, wrapped, absorbed, captive

    Antonyms:
    spoken, inattentive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    absorbed

How to pronounce engrossed?

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How to say engrossed in sign language?

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How to use engrossed in a sentence?

  1. Alan Hedge:

    Anecdotally, treadmill desk companies have people sign waivers (for) if you get engrossed in what you are doing and propelled off the back (of the machine).

  2. Melissa Bragg:

    I know I ’m addicted to my phone, being a stay-at-home homeschooling mom, I really feel isolated from other adults much of the time. Social media probably accounts for 90 percent of my socialization. I’ve joined way too many Facebook groups and I am constantly just scrolling through them. It can get in the way of me taking care of my household responsibilities. Sometimes I ’ll be so engrossed in a conversation happening online that an hour or more goes by and I have n’t moved.

  3. Charles Schaefer:

    We are never more fully alive, more completely ourselves, or more deeply engrossed in anything than when we are playing.

  4. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    The whole point of getting engrossed in something that interests you, is that you dissolve into it, the more the intensity...the more you become vapor - you dissolve. In fact, there is no you to judge, to see... only emptiness within, that is the whole purpose of life... at least my life!”


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