|Origin:||engrosser, from French en gros 'in a mass, by wholesale'|
The scene was stunning, and for a time engrossed all our attention.
engross yourself in something
Take your mind off it by engrossing yourself in a good book.
Dad was engrossed in the paper.
Who's that guy Ally's been engrossed in conversation with all night?
—engrossing adjectiveWORD FOCUS: interested
similar words: intrigued, curious, absorbed
very interested: fascinated, engrossed, enthralled, spellbound
➔ See also interestedWORD FOCUS: interesting
similar words: absorbing, intriguing
very interesting: fascinating, gripping, riveting, engrossing, enthralling, spellbinding
➔ See also interesting