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Definition of "engrossed" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of engross. (in either sense) (verb)
  • Preoccupied with something to the exclusion of everything else. (adjective)
  • Finalized, written in large letters. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "engrossed" in a sentence
  • "Train has a 3-and-a-1/2 star rating on Amazon. com, with readers who say they were "completely engrossed from the opening line.""
  • "Finished the new Wired yesterday -- in addition ot the already-mentioned-here Long Tail article, there were three other very noteworthy features that had me engrossed from the first graf:"
  • "At first when I the first few words of this book, I was engrossed from the start."