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Meaning of PREOCCUPANCY

Pronunciation:  pree'âkyupunsee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of taking occupancy before someone else does
  2. [n]  the mental state of being preoccupied by something
 

PREOCCUPANCY is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: absorption, engrossment, preoccupation, preoccupation
 
 See Also: absentmindedness, abstractedness, abstraction, cognitive state, moving in, occupancy, occupation, state of mind, taking possession

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre*oc"cu*pan*cy\, n. [See {Preoccupate}.]
The act or right of taking possession before another; as, the
preoccupancy of wild land.

 

 

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