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engrossed -- as in: engrossed in the book
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The Great Gatsby
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  • They were so engrossed in each other that she didn’t see me until I was five feet away.
  • So engrossed was she that she had no consciousness of being observed, and one emotion after another crept into her face like objects into a slowly developing picture.

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  • She was so engrossed in her conversation, she didn’t realize the bell had rung.
  • he was growing quite inattentive to other people, and wholly engrossed by her.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice

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