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 ?
(10.) The common-law language referred instead to practices such as forestalling, regrating, and engrossing, which were forms of speculation and arbitrage.
According to a series of royal proclamations issued in this period, one of the principal causes of the misery caused by beggary and want was the actions of the 'covetous' few who created shortages by engrossing, forestalling, and regrating grain and corn, or used excessive amounts to make starch, beer, and ale.
and regrating (buying corn or other foodstuffs in a market and selling
It was illegal to force up food prices by buying up grain before it reached open market (forestalling), acquiring an excessive share of the produce (engrossing), or repurchasing a large market share before wholesale became retail (regrating).