busyness busyness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity

Usage(s):

  1. They are deciding that their work, their possessions, their diversions, their sheer busyness are not enough.
  2. I think everybody feels that rush, that busyness.
  3. They are deciding that their work, their possessions, their diversions, their sheer busyness are not enough.

News

  • Exercise: Finding time to fit it in

    In the busyness of life, finding time to exercise often takes a back seat to all of the other running around parents do.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Deseret News

Quotes

  1. "What makes him tick? No doubt he is busy. No doubt he is deluded by that busyness. No doubt being Prime Minister fills his entire consideration and froths his sense of busied importance to the very brim. And no doubt he sounds and governs like one...
    on Apr 16, 2007 By: Yann Martel Source: Reuters Canada

  2. Dr Rowan Williams said, "It's always a relief to have a bit of space after the busyness of Christmas to relax at home and mull over the past 12 months and the hopes and possibilities of the year ahead." "The prospect of this coming year,...
    on Jan 1, 2009 By: Rowan Williams Source: ChristianToday

  3. "Juggling the holidays amidst an already busy schedule can be difficult for any of us, but I try to remind myself daily that it's important to take small steps toward a healthier lifestyle in the midst of the busyness," said Amy Grant....
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Amy Grant Source: MarketWatch

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