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Mental OccupancyPlay
Imagine 'preoccupy' as if your mind is a room filled with thoughts of one concern. SlideHer upcoming exams preoccupied her thoughts, leaving little room for anything else.
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Intensity VariationPlay
'Preoccupy' can range from a mild distraction to an intense focus on a subject. SlideThe mysterious noise in the attic mildly preoccupied him throughout the day.
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Time SpanPlay
'Preoccupy' often implies a prolonged period. It's not just a fleeting thought. SlideThe complex puzzle preoccupied her all weekend.