Synonyms for engrossed:
Other synonyms and related words:
cautious, rapt, diligent, alert, observant, watchful, fascinated, vigilant, intent, entranced, Scrutinizing, Immersed, attentive, regardful, mindful, Concentrating, responsible, observing, sharp, Hearkening, interested, careful, heedful, absorbed, enraptured, Considering, concerned.
preoccupied; attentive to (adjective)
Usage examples for engrossed:
- But he was far too profound an enigma for me to solve; and in any case Marion engrossed my life and mind so utterly that I had neither room nor inclination for any other problem. - "First Person Paramount", Ambrose Pratt.
- But these thoughts went on in him almost without his thinking them; his attention was engrossed with the passionate creatures before him. - "Donal Grant", George MacDonald.
- At supper that night Lilac remembered this conversation with Ben, and examined Peter's countenance curiously as he sat opposite to her with his whole being apparently engrossed by the meal. - "White Lilac; or the Queen of the May", Amy Walton.