This preoccupation with him was becoming an obsession that was beginning to affect her ability to take care of the house.
Her cheeks flushed again and in her desperate search for something to explain her preoccupation, she plunged into the subject of the curtains.
The war, while it lasted, was of course the main preoccupation of British ministers and of the British people.
Weakness in artillery was Cadorna's main preoccupation for many days.
If Alexander is responsible for such doctrines as that of the intellectus acquisitus, it is to Porphyry, with his characteristically Platonist preference for the doctrine of universals, and for classification, that we owe the scholastic preoccupation with the realist controversy, and with the quinque votes, i.e.