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concentrated

[ kon-suhn-trey-tid ]
/ ˈkɒn sənˌtreɪ tɪd /
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adjective
applied with all one's attention, energy, etc.: their concentrated efforts to win the election.
clustered or gathered together closely.
treated to remove or reduce an inessential ingredient, especially liquid: concentrated orange juice.
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Origin of concentrated

First recorded in 1680–90; concentrate + -ed2

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How to use concentrated in a sentence

  • Women with serious, unconcentrated eyes upon the paintings, turning tenderly towards their escorts.

    Erik Dorn|Ben Hecht
  • Above all, he declared that a certain minister had an "idle, unconcentrated mind," and was given "to dreaming."

    Virgin Soil|Ivan S. Turgenev
  • Evidently the meat of the company's main herd (in its unconcentrated form) did not agree with him at all.

    A Set of Six|Joseph Conrad
  • The singers were called three times, but always in this unconcentrated way.

    The Way of Ambition|Robert Hichens
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