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Meaning of ENGROSSED

Pronunciation:  ungr'owst

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  wholly absorbed as in thought; "deep in thought"; "that engrossed look or rapt delight"; "the book had her totally engrossed"; "enwrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare; "rapt with wonder"; "wrapped in thought"
  2. [adj]  written formally in a large clear script, as a deed or other legal document

ENGROSSED is a 9 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: absorbed, attentive, enwrapped, intent, rapt, wrapped, written



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