What is another word for preoccupied?

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Adjective
Distracted or not mentally present
“He was too preoccupied to notice what was going on.”
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Concerned with something else
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Not paying attention to something
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Unavailable for meetings
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To be continuously haunted or possessed by something, especially negative emotions, ideas or desires
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Puzzled, confused, or bewildered
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Distant and cold in manner
mumUK
momUS
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Excessive, as results from obsession
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(of a place or position) To have occupied
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To have involved or engaged in deeply
“This reflects the fact the subjects other than food have tended to preoccupy classical scholars.”
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Past tense for to cause someone anxiety or worry
“The distance between her and Praful would preoccupy her mind and make her question her relationship with him.”
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Past tense for to hold or engage the attention of
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Past tense for to be preoccupied with a single topic or emotion
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Past tense for keep from happening
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Past tense for attack, terrorize
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Past tense for to mentally worry or torment
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