unpreoccupied

unpreoccupied

(ˌʌnprɪˈɒkjʊˌpaɪd)
adj
not preoccupied
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Orly, seated at the lunch-table in the bare-walled basement room at Wimpole Street where the confronted lunchers were, beyond thedishes on the table and the unvarying lights and shadows made by the electric light, the only external refuge for unpreoccupied eyes, that she gazed upwards and mentally emitted his humorously despairing sigh, glancing at the same time sideways-down at herself seated at his right hand and just growing aware of the meaning, for him and from his point of view, of one of his kindly sarcasms, and yet obstinately set against admitting any justification for it, desperately refusing to show any sign of awareness and choosing rather to appear idiotic, and justify his sigh, than to give him the satisfaction of seeing her look "rather sick.
As for the young and vain Alcibiades, who wants both to rule Athens and arouse Socrates, he is critical of Socrates' understanding of virtue because it requires becoming unpreoccupied with politics and sex.
Our countries not only fall beneath that threshold, but are also - fascinated by the neoliberal myth - marching resolutely and unpreoccupied in the opposite direction.