Definition of preoccupatively in English:

preoccupatively

adverb

rare
  • In a preoccupied manner.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George A. Sala (1828–1895), journalist. From either preoccupat- or classical Latin praeoccupāt-, past participial stem of praeoccupāre + -ive + -ly.

Pronunciation

preoccupatively

/priːˈɒkjʊpətɪvli//prɪˈɒkjʊpətɪvli/