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preoccupied
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Crime and Punishment
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  • I have, too, a very important legal affair in the Senate, not to mention other preoccupations which you may well conjecture.
  • He observed her dreaminess and preoccupation.
  • Raskolnikov muttered in reply, but with such a preoccupied and inattentive air that Dounia gazed at him in perplexity.
  • He seemed preoccupied by something.
  • He was preoccupied with something else and even Lebeziatnikov at last noticed it.
  • "Yes," she repeated, preoccupied and distressed.
  • He was preoccupied with something of importance and was frowning.

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  • The matter preoccupies her completely—she cannot think of anything else
  • got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children

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