How To Spell preoccupation?

Correct spelling: preoccupation

What is the definition of preoccupation?

  1. an idea that preoccupies the mind and holds the attention

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What are the usage examples for preoccupation?

  1. Her preoccupation of mind was such that she never noticed the opening of the door, nor remarked that her father had entered. – The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II) by Charles James Lever
  2. So then the absence of the Earl and the preoccupation of his mother was not beyond comfort, if Annie was able to receive him. – The Maid of Maiden Lane by Amelia E. Barr