Usage examples for engrossing

  1. Even at Clermont eight months later, he showed a disposition to deal with private war, or church discipline, or with anything in fact rather than with the one engrossing question of the day, but this time there was no escape. – The Emancipation of Massachusetts by Brooks Adams
  2. Barbara, at Wickersham's side, glancing now and then in their direction, knew well what subject was engrossing them to the exclusion of all else. – Then I'll Come Back to You by Larry Evans