engrossed : Definition, Usages, News and More
- v devote (oneself) fully to
- v consume all of one's attention or time
- s giving or marked by complete attention to
that engrossed look or rapt delight
- s written formally in a large clear script, as a deed or other legal document
- Daniel is now engrossed in watching video clips of a red toy train on a circular track.
- As engrossed as I got in playing all of these games from my past, I almost failed to notice a sales slogan on the box: "A blast from mom and dad's past.
- It just happens to be about, not the impossible heroes on the screen, but the quiet couple sitting behind you, engrossed in their own fragile world.
News & Articles
- Book review: ‘The Aviator’s Wife’
Good ol’ summertime — time to lie in the hammock, engrossed in a book filled with so much adventure, mystery, romance and heartbreak that you soon forget the world around you. Melanie Benjamin’s “The Aviator’s Wife” is sure to do the trick.
June 25, 2013 - Summit Daily News
- Exploring their native culture
STOCKTON - Engrossed in her task as she worked to create "pop-out art" by pushing a pick against a thin sheet of metal, Clara Salazar found it easy to explain last week when she was asked what she enjoys most about Stockton Unified School District's...
June 24, 2013 - The Stockton Record
- Weekly Roll Call Report | Olympia Legislature
Senate Bill 5034, Second Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5034: State Operating Budget. Passed the Senate on June 8 by a vote of 25-23.
June 23, 2013 - The Enumclaw Courier-Herald
- Nigel Lythgoe in All TV (blog)
While discussing how attached viewers are to this summer's "Dance" contestants, Lythgoe said, "I think also we realize that we made such mistakes on 'Idol' last season that we didn't really show the personalities of the people. We were so engrossed...
- Ben Cousins in Melbourne Herald Sun
I'm going OK, life's good,Cousins told The Footy Show. "I've enjoyed the time away from footy this year. If I get too engrossed in the football environment, I don't take away the benefits of having a spell from it, so I've enjoyed removing...