Definition of Engrossed

1. Adjective. Giving or marked by complete attention to. "Wrapped in thought"

Exact synonyms: Absorbed, Captive, Enwrapped, Intent, Wrapped
Similar to: Attentive
Derivative terms: Intentness



2. Adjective. Written formally in a large clear script, as a deed or other legal document.
Similar to: Written

Definition of Engrossed

1. Verb. (past of engross) (qualifier in either sense) ¹

2. Adjective. Preoccupied with something to the exclusion of everything else. ¹

3. Adjective. (qualifier of a document) finalized, written in large letters. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Engrossed

1. engross [v] - See also: engross

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Engrossed

engraving
engravings
engreaten
engreatened
engreatening
engreatens
engrieve
engrieved
engrieves
engrieving
engroove
engrooved
engrooves
engross
engross'd
engrossed (current term)
engrosser
engrossers
engrosses
engrossest
engrosseth
engrossing
engrossingly
engrossment
engrossments
engs
enguard
enguarded
enguarding
enguards

Literary usage of Engrossed

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1. Journal by Indiana, Indiana General Assembly. Senate, General Assembly (1895)
"132 952 On Senate amendments on engrossed House Bill No. f39 954 On passage ol Senate Bill No. 420 955 On House amendments to engrossed Senate Bill No. ..."

2. Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session by United States Congress. House (1819)
"Ordered, That the said bill be engrossed, and read a third time to-morrow. The House resolved itself into a committee of ..."

3. Journal by Indiana General Assembly. Senate, Indiana, General Assembly, United States Congress Senate (1908)
"By striking out section 3 of engrossed Senate Bill No. 551. The question being;'' Shall the Senate concur in the engrossed House Amendments to engrossed ..."

4. Journal by Texas Legislature. Senate, Legislature, United States Congress. Senate, Texas State Library, Texas (1914)
"Reported engrossed, 109.—Read third time and passed, 120. 2. By Senator Willacy: Making appropriation for mileage and |ier dirai Second Called Session. ..."

5. Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session by United States Congress. House (1852)
"Ordered, That the said bill be engrossed, and read a third time. Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate therein. ..."

6. Journal: 53rd (- 58th) Session by New York (State). Legislature. Assembly (1835)
"... from the committee on engrossed bills, reported, that the committee have examined the engrossed bill entitled "An act authorising the ..."

7. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1860)
"For every Skin or Piece of Vellum, Parchment, or Sheet or Piece of Paper, upon which any Charter-party, Policy of Assurance or Protest shall be engrossed or ..."

8. Records of the Governor and Council of the State of Vermont by Vermont, Vermont Conventions, 1775-1777, Vermont Council of Safety, 1777-1778, Vermont Governor, Vermont Board of War, 1779-1783 (1880)
"On motion of Mr. Howe, Resolved to reconsider the vote concurring in the passage of the engrossed bill entitled " An act directing the Treasurer to pay ..."

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