use preoccupied in a sentence.
OT, but I just meant that one would be preoccupied with the gun to one's head.
I can't help but think that reason is the author is incredibly preoccupied with food.
They may be too preoccupied with their upcoming interviews to worry about posting here right now.
Immediately quotations from Spiderman ("With great power comes great responsiblity") and Jurassic Park ("Yeah, but your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn't stop to think if they should.
Software Engineering would progress a lot farther as a discipline if we weren't so preoccupied with throwing out the "old" to make room for the "new".
Gell-Mann didn't like Feynman, he has stated this on many occasions, because he says Feynman was too preoccupied with his image.
Sometimes I find myself overly preoccupied with programming.
I'm glad you've found a new sociological/psychological toy you can use to tell yourself that your discussion partners are too preoccupied with social signalling to actually have a position, but it would still be polite to at least pretend to engage with their arguments.
And you seem strangely preoccupied with semantics.