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Definition of "preoccupies" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of preoccupy. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "preoccupies" in a sentence
  • "It could be something negative, but it could also be about something that preoccupies you, an event that is happening or has happened, a confrontation with a person ..."
  • "But what preoccupies him is the inadequacy of our conventions and practices for organizing the wildly expanding array of digital objects that populate the cybersphere."
  • "America was projecting this image to a nervous world eager for U.S. leadership and worried that the legacy of Sept. 11 still preoccupies the country, keeping it from addressing other, tricky global dangers."
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