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engrossment

 
Noun engrossment has 3 senses
  1. concentration, engrossment, absorption, immersion - complete attention; intense mental effort
    --1 is a kind of attention
    --1 has particulars:
     focus, focusing, focussing, direction, centering; specialism; study
    Derived forms: verb engross1, verb engross2
  2. preoccupation, preoccupancy, absorption, engrossment - the mental state of being preoccupied by something
    --2 is a kind of cognitive state, state of mind
    --2 has particulars: abstractedness, abstraction; absentmindedness
    Derived forms: verb engross1, verb engross2
  3. intentness, engrossment - the quality of being intent and concentrated; "the intentness of his gaze"
    --3 is a kind of assiduity, assiduousness, concentration
    Derived forms: verb engross1, verb engross2
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