Synonyms and related words:
absent, absentminded, absorbed, absorbed in, abstracted, assiduous, autograph, autographic, bemused, buried in, buried in thought, busy, calligraphic, castle-building, caught up in, chirographic, consumed, contemplating, contemplative, cursive, daydreaming, daydreamy, deep, devoted, devoted to, diligent, dreaming, dreamy, drowsing, ecstatic, elsewhere, engaged, engaged in thought, engrossed in, engrossed in thought, faraway, flowing, graphic, graphoanalytic, graphologic, graphometric, half-awake, holograph, holographic, immersed, immersed in, immersed in thought, in a reverie, in longhand, in shorthand, in the clouds, in writing, industrious, inscribed, intent, intent on, introspective, involved, italic, italicized, longhand, lost, lost in, lost in thought, manuscript, meditating, meditative, monomaniacal, monopolized, mooning, moonraking, museful, musing, napping, nodding, oblivious, obsessed, occupied, on paper, penciled, penned, pensive, pipe-dreaming, preoccupied, printed, rapt, running, scriptorial, scriptural, sedulous, shorthand, single-minded, somewhere else, stargazing, studious, studying, stylographic, submerged, submerged in, swept up, taken up, taken up with, totally absorbed, transported, unconscious, woolgathering, wrapped, wrapped in, wrapped in thought, wrapped up, wrapped up in, written

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • engrossed — index pensive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • engrossed — absorbed, *intent, rapt Analogous words: monopolized, consumed (see MONOPOLIZE): fixed, set, settled (see SET vb): *busy, industrious, diligent, sedulous, assiduous Contrasted words: distracted, bewildered (see PUZZLE vb): distraught (see… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • engrossed — [adj] preoccupied; attentive to absorbed, all wound up*, assiduous, bugged*, busy, captivated, caught up, caught up in, consumed, deep, diligent, engaged, enthralled, fascinated, fiend for*, gone*, gripped, head over heels*, heavily into*, hooked …   New thesaurus

  • Engrossed — Engross En*gross , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Engrossed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Engrossing}.] [F., fr. pref. en (L. in) + gros gross, grosse, n., an engrossed document: cf. OF. engrossir, engroissier, to make thick, large, or gross. See {Gross}.] 1. To make …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • engrossed — adj. 1) deeply engrossed 2) engrossed in (engrossed in one s work) * * * deeply engrossed engrossed in (engrossed in one s work) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • engrossed — en|grossed [ ın groust ] adjective so interested or involved in something that you do not think about anything else: engrossed in: He was so engrossed in his book that he didn t hear her come in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • engrossed — [[t]ɪngro͟ʊst[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, usu ADJ in n If you are engrossed in something, it holds your attention completely. Tony didn t notice because he was too engrossed in his work …   English dictionary

  • engrossed — UK [ɪnˈɡrəʊst] / US [ɪnˈɡroʊst] adjective so interested or involved in something that you think about nothing else engrossed in: He was so engrossed in his book that he didn t hear her come in …   English dictionary

  • engrossed — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, look, seem ▪ become, get ADVERB ▪ deeply, very …   Collocations dictionary

  • engrossed — adjective so interested in something that you do not notice anything else (+ in/with): I tried to attract her attention but she was engrossed in conversation with Stephen …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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