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Meaning of ENGROSSMENT

Pronunciation:  en'growsmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quality of being intent and concentrated; "the intentness of his gaze"
  2. [n]  the mental state of being preoccupied by something
  3. [n]  complete attention; intense mental effort
 

ENGROSSMENT is a 11 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: absorption, concentration, immersion, intentness, preoccupancy, preoccupation
 
 See Also: absentmindedness, abstractedness, abstraction, assiduity, assiduousness, attention, centering, cognitive state, concentration, direction, focus, focusing, focussing, specialism, state of mind, study

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\En*gross"ment\, n.
1. The act of engrossing; as, the engrossment of a deed.

         Engrossments of power and favor.      --Swift.

2. That which has been engrossed, as an instrument,
   legislative bill, goods, etc.

 

 

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