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Turkish translation of “preoccupation”

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preoccupation

noun
 
 
/priːˌɒkjəˈpeɪʃən/
THINK/WORRY [C, U] when you think or worry about something so much that you do not think about other things
takıntı, aklını takma, zihin meşguliyeti
a preoccupation with death/foodContinually thinking aboutAnxiety and worry - general wordsFear and phobias
THING [C] something that you think or worry about a lot
tasa, dert, gaile, kaygı, endişe
His main preoccupations are football and women.Continually thinking about
(Definition of preoccupation from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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