engrossment

[ en-grohs-muh nt ]
/ ɛnˈgroʊs mənt /

noun

the act of engrossing.
the state of being engrossed or absorbed: to read with engrossment.
an engrossed copy of a document.

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How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of engrossment

First recorded in 1520–30; engross + -ment

OTHER WORDS FROM engrossment

self-en·gross·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for engrossment

engrossment
/ (ɪnˈɡrəʊsmənt) /

noun

a deed or other document that has been engrossed
the state of being engrossed
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