Definition of Focused

1. Adjective. Being in focus or brought into focus.

Exact synonyms: Focussed
Antonyms: Unfocused

2. Adjective. (of light rays) converging on a point. "Focused light rays can set something afire"
Exact synonyms: Focussed
Similar to: Convergent

3. Adjective. Of an optical system (e.g. eye or opera glasses) adjusted to produce a clear image.
Similar to: Adjusted

Definition of Focused

1. Adjective. centered or concentrated. ¹

2. Verb. (past of focus) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Focused

1. focus [v] - See also: focus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Focused

focimeter
focimeters
focimetry
focus
focus-forming unit
focus-group
focus-grouped
focus-grouping
focus-groups
focus group
focus groups
focus on
focusability
focusable
focused (current term)
focused grid
focuser
focusers
focuses
focusing
focusing device
focusing magnifier
focusings
focusless
focussed
focusses
focussing
fodder

Literary usage of Focused

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Denmark by OECD Staff, SourceOECD (Online service) (2006)
"At the all-of-government level, e-government is positioned as an important part of the user-focused public sector modernisation programme. ..."

2. Prevention Plus II: Tools for Creating and Sustaining Drug-Free Communities (1994)
"A comprehensive program will incorporate each type: • strategies focused on the individual; • strategies focused on the peer group; • educational approaches ..."

3. Drug Abuse Prevention Through Family Interventions edited by Rebecca S. Ashery, Elizabeth B. Robertson, Karol L. Kumpfer (2000)
"Because of the importance of strong families, more research-based, family-focused interventions are needed in addition to the popular school- and ..."

4. Child Sexual Abuse: Intervention and Treatment Issues by Kathleen C. Faller (1995)
"focused Questions Clinical experience suggests focused questions are optimal. ... There are three types of focused questions: • questions focused on people, ..."

5. Self-Neglect Among the Elderly: Maintaining Continuity of Self by Susanna D. Bozinovski (1998)
"Keeping clients focused Clients who are unable to give the impression of being competent inevitably lose control over various aspects of their lives. ..."

6. Assessing the Effects of Fire Disturbance on Ecosystems: A Scientific Agenda by Daniel L. Schmoldt (2000)
"focused questions—The number of focused questions differed with each key question. Statistical tests, similar to those conducted for the key questions, ..."

7. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... are focused on the retina ; and (2) preventing the error of spherical aberration by cutting off divergent rays which would otherwise impinge near the ..."

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