engrossing

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en·gross·ing

 (ĕn-grō′sĭng)
adj.
Occupying one's complete attention; wholly absorbing: read an engrossing book.

en·gross′ing·ly adv.

engrossing

(ɪnˈɡrəʊsɪŋ)
adj
so interesting as to occupy one's attention completely; absorbing

en•gross•ing

(ɛnˈgroʊ sɪŋ)

adj.
fully occupying the mind or attention; absorbing: an engrossing book.
[1475–85]
en•gross′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.engrossing - capable of arousing and holding the attentionengrossing - capable of arousing and holding the attention; "a fascinating story"
interesting - arousing or holding the attention

engrossing

engrossing

adjective
Catching and holding the full attention:
Translations

engrossing

[ɪnˈgrəʊsɪŋ] ADJabsorbente

engrossing

[ɪnˈgrəʊsɪŋ] adj [account, story, documentary] → passionnant(e); [subject] → passionnant(e)

engrossing

adjfesselnd

engrossing

[ɪnˈgrəʊsɪŋ] adj (study, game) → appassionante; (book) → avvincente
References in periodicals archive ?
and regrating (buying corn or other foodstuffs in a market and selling
Herbruck W, 1929, "Forestalling, regrating and engrossing" Michigan Law Review 27 365-388
His [Cibber's] Voice, where there was a too large Infusion of the Monotone, interwoven with a regrating Acidity, wanted that harmonious, pleasing, sound Melody, which the Throws and Swellings of Honour and Ambition require" (qtd.