Synonyms of preoccupation in English:



  • 1 in spite of my preoccupation I enjoyed the journey
    pensiveness, concentration, engrossment, absorption, self-absorption, musing, thinking, thinking of other things, deep thought, brown study, brooding; abstraction, absent-mindedness, absence of mind, distraction, forgetfulness, inattentiveness, wool-gathering, inadvertence, heedlessness, dream, reverie, daydreaming, oblivion, obliviousness
  • 2 their main preoccupation is providing winter feed for their cattle
    obsession, concern, fixation; fascination, passion, enthusiasm, hobby horse, pet subject, compulsion, fetish, complex, neurosis, mania; Frenchidée fixe
    informal bee in one's bonnet, hang-up, thing, bug
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    Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
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