Both Uses of
To Kill a Mockingbird
- Again, as I had often met it in my own church, I was confronted with the Impurity of Women doctrine that seemed to preoccupy all clergymen.
p. 162..2preoccupy = keep occupying the interest
- I never understood her preoccupation with heredity.
p. 173..2 *preoccupation = continual thought and interest
(preoccupied) busy thinking about or doing something so that other things are not noticed or done