preoccupied

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Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
preoccupied

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. When you are preoccupied with something, you are concerned about it or simply thinking about it instead of focusing on the current task you are doing.
    I was so preoccupied with changing the channel on the car's radio set that I did not see the red light.

Verb[change]

Plain form
preoccupy

Third-person singular
preoccupies

Past tense
preoccupied

Past participle
preoccupied

Present participle
preoccupying

  1. The past tense and past participle of preoccupy.