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  • n  the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity
    they manifested all the busyness of a pack of beavers

  • Some Christians feel an occasional twinge of doubt over the busyness of their churchesthe activities (see box) that seem at best irrelevant to the Christian mission.
  • They are deciding that their work, their possessions, their diversions, their sheer busyness are not enough.
  • I think everybody feels that rush, that busyness.

  • Rowan Williams in ChristianToday
    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... Yann Martel http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yann_Martel&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHpFeIqhyI7aCamoxsY8K-iyjulEg Reuters Canada http://www.google.com/url?q=http://ca.today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx%3Ftype%3DdomesticNews%26storyID%3D2007-04-16T170827Z_01_N16313269_RTRIDST_0_CANADA-BOOKS-COL.XML&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHxaT1p0kHNF-lJorszhD7xnqkBOw Apr 16, 2007 13907 18727 busyness 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,...
  • Amy Grant in MarketWatch
    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....

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