[ UK /ɛnɡɹˈəʊs/ ]
[ US /ɪnˈɡɹoʊs/ ]
[ US /ɪnˈɡɹoʊs/ ]
devote (oneself) fully to
He immersed himself into his studies
consume all of one's attention or time
Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely
How To Use engross In A Sentence
- Come on, this whodunit tale is quite engrossing with its frequent tosses, turns and twists.
- I watched over my hasty temper, subdued my burning impatience of character, schooled my self-engrossing thoughts, educating myself to the best perfection I might attain, that the fruit of my exertions might be his happiness. The Last Man
- This is technically accomplished stuff, but more importantly, it is utterly engrossing. Times, Sunday Times
- What are these modern upper-class Mexicans seeking, I thought (along with spiritual connection, of course), in embracing these indigenous traditions (which are not theirs) but "flow": some activity that engrosses them, makes life meaningful, and asks them to be "attentive" -- as apparently nothing else had fit the bill? Karin Luisa: Taking Peyote in a Navajo Tipi Ceremony
- Who's that guy Ally's been engrossed in conversation with all night?
- I will prepare engrossments of the Settlement Agreement and you will prepare engrossments of the Trade Mark Agreement.
- If you provide me with an engrossment, I will forward it to my clients for execution.
- Hard-boiled Dreams of the World, winner of the cerebral, intellectually appealing, mentally engrossing and reasonably highbrowed Thinking Blogger Award! Thinking Blogger Awards
- Being engrossed and motionless, she indicated that she saw these souls ascending to heaven.
- To see as an artist you have to become completely engrossed in the subject. Improve Your Landscape Painting