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preoccupied

adjective     /ˌpriːˈɒk.jʊ.paɪd/ US  /-ˈɑː.kjuː-/
thinking or worrying about something too much: She's been very preoccupied recently because her mother has been very ill. Why is the media so preoccupied with the love lives of politicians?Continually thinking aboutAnxious and worried
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