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English noun: engrossment

1. engrossment (cognition) complete attention; intense mental effort


Synonymsabsorption, concentration, immersion


Broader (hypernym)attention


Narrower (hyponym)centering, direction, focal point, focus, focusing, focussing, specialism, study

2. engrossment (cognition) the mental state of being preoccupied by something


Synonymsabsorption, preoccupancy, preoccupation


Broader (hypernym)cognitive state, state of mind


Narrower (hyponym)absentmindedness, abstractedness, abstraction

3. engrossment (attribute) the quality of being intent and concentrated


SamplesThe intentness of his gaze.


Synonymsintentness


Broader (hypernym)assiduity, assiduousness, concentration









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