Synonyms of preoccupation in English:


See definition of preoccupation


1‘in spite of my preoccupation I enjoyed the journey’


pensiveness, concentration, engrossment, absorption, self-absorption, musing, thinking, thinking of other things, deep thought, brown study, brooding

abstraction, absent-mindedness, absence of mind, distraction, forgetfulness, inattentiveness, wool-gathering, inadvertence, heedlessness, dream, reverie, daydreaming, oblivion, obliviousness

2‘their main preoccupation is providing winter feed for their cattle’


obsession, concern, fixation

fascination, passion, enthusiasm, hobby horse, pet subject, compulsion, fetish, complex, neurosis, mania

idée fixe

informal bee in one's bonnet, hang-up, thing, bug