What is another word for preoccupancy?

63 synonyms found


[ pɹɪˈɒkjʊpənsi], [ pɹɪˈɒkjʊpənsi], [ p_ɹ_ɪ__ˈɒ_k_j_ʊ_p_ə_n_s_i]

How to use "Preoccupancy" in context?

Preoccupancy is the state of being preoccupied with something. It is a mental state in which a person is fixated on an idea, thing, or action to the exclusion of all else. There are different types of preoccupancy, and people can experience them in different ways.

One example of preoccupancy is obsessing over a fear or worry. This can cause significant distress and lead to negative consequences, such as self-harming and alcohol or drug abuse. Another form of preoccupancy is fixating on a relationship issue.

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