[syn: intentness, engrossment]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Engrossment \En*gross"ment\, n.
1. The act of engrossing; as, the engrossment of a deed.
Engrossments of power and favor. --Swift.
2. That which has been engrossed, as an instrument,
legislative bill, goods, etc.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: complete attention; intense mental effort [syn:
concentration, engrossment, absorption, immersion]
2: the mental state of being preoccupied by something [syn:
preoccupation, preoccupancy, absorption, engrossment]
3: the quality of being intent and concentrated; "the intentness
of his gaze" [syn: intentness, engrossment]