Engrossed in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Engrossed

Preoccupied with something to the exclusion of everything else. | (of a document) Finalized, written in large letters. | simple past tense and past participle of engross

Short Example Sentence for Engrossed

  • 1. But you were too engrossed to hear. 🔊
  • 2. She engrossed his thoughts and spurred his speculations. 🔊
  • 3. One object, however, engrossed his attention. 🔊
  • 4. He was once more engrossed in an examination of the mackerel spinners. 🔊
  • 5. You're so engrossed in your own small concerns. 🔊
  • 6. Croce was in Venice, and engrossed a great share of the general attention. 🔊
  • 7. He was still engrossed with the subject when Lanning and Nixon arrived. 🔊
  • 8. So engrossed was she that she didn't at first hear grandma calling her. 🔊
  • 9. So engrossed was he that he scarcely heard the Head Master's opening prayers. 🔊

How to use Engrossed in a Sentence?

  • 1. In the days that followed my mind was fully engrossed by recollections of her charm and beauty. 🔊
  • 2. The thought of the unknown visitor engrossed him once more, and he got down from the table. 🔊
  • 3. In a wobbly old buckboard sat a young couple completely engrossed by each other. 🔊
  • 4. They are engrossed with the serious cares of life, or busy with its various occupations. 🔊
  • 5. They were too much engrossed in each other by this time to notice even Michael. 🔊
  • 6. But Westervelt did not perceive this, so engrossed was he in the new manuscript. 🔊
  • 7. We were so engrossed with the vicinity of safety that not one of us realized our chauffeur had forgotten to light up. 🔊
  • 8. It is easy for the hands to be so engrossed in providing that the home is left headless and soon heartless. 🔊
  • 9. She was too deeply engrossed with pressing, practical questions to find his mysticism greatly to the point. 🔊
  • 10. Mary was too deeply engrossed with her own feelings to mark the exact words, or the tremulous voice of her attendant. 🔊
  • 11. His mind was so fully engrossed with the mysterious disappearance of the schooner, that he could think of nothing else. 🔊
  • 12. Pep's engrossed auditors nodded silently, eager to hear the remainder of his story. 🔊
  • 13. I put on an unconscious easy manner, which was such a dismal failure that it was lucky for me that they were too much engrossed to notice it. 🔊
  • 14. She was so much occupied with that scarf of Sara's that it engrossed all her attention. 🔊
  • 15. Jack was leaning upon the table, thinking, and was so engrossed that he did not hear the tap or the opening of the door. 🔊
  • 16. His attention was soon engrossed by the dancers who, accompanied by musicians, appeared on the stage at the end of the hall. 🔊
  • 17. The Ewoks are dazzled by R2's special effects and engrossed in C3PO's tale: the how and the what. 🔊
  • 18. Her thoughts were entirely, though secretly, engrossed by the mysterious singer whom she had heard twice but had not seen as far as she knew. 🔊
  • 19. Providentially, I had bolted myself that morning into a closet room, and was engrossed with writing. 🔊
  • 20. My brother engrossed all his care and love; he inherited his nature, and carried himself towards me with a protecting rather than a fraternal air. 🔊
  • 21. But so completely had Humbert engrossed all eyes, that the maiden's agitation was not observed. 🔊
  • 22. It was enough torture to have to lose my lesson, without seeing him engrossed with some one else, whose fate was happier than mine. 🔊
  • 23. But the signatures of the members present were made to it, being then engrossed on parchment, on the second day of August. 🔊
  • 24. I had heard much of her beauty from Filippo, but my fancy had become so engrossed by one idea of beauty as not to admit of any other. 🔊
  • 25. He was nothing to her, he could see; but the singer of the Pantheon engrossed her thoughts and brought the hot blood to her cheek. 🔊
  • 26. Father gave another chuckle, very low; but Missy was too engrossed with her resentment and with other vague, jumbled emotions to notice it. 🔊
  • 27. Keith was too much engrossed for the next few days in looking about him for work and getting himself as comfortably settled as possible to think of anything else. 🔊
  • 28. Meanwhile, the telephone rang, and Mr. Jarvis was presently engrossed in a business conversation with a customer. 🔊
  • 29. They had been so engrossed that they had not even heard the sound of the motor-car which was standing there, splashed with mud, and with its engine still panting. 🔊
  • 30. The only luxury he allowed himself while upon his laborious task was "a sip of whiskey," but so engrossed was he with his work that he forgot even that. 🔊
  • 31. The distant tribes of Asher, Dan and Reuben were engrossed in their local interests and failed to respond. 🔊