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engrossment

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engrossment

(ĕn-grōs′mĕnt)
An attitude of total focus on something or someone. In obstetrics, the term denotes attachment behavior exhibited by new parents during initial contacts with their newborns.
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Engrossment is where the viewer has total focus on the film with a high level of involvement.
Unlike the rest of the film, this sequence is shot indoors and in black and white and so it may at first seem out of place in the film's overall composition, but I would like to suggest that it offers poignant focus on themes of engrossment and spectacle.
This interactive, relational process consists of three components: Engrossment, action and reciprocity.
And it always involves listening carefully to the person with autism--careful, calculated engrossment with the student as a way to uncover his or her particular message.
18 (noting further that the findings in the preamble of a joint resolution "are amendable after engrossment and prior to third reading of the joint resolution").
Khater warned that Israel was plotting to take advantage of preoccupation of the Palestinians with their internal disputes and the Arabs' engrossment in the "spring events" to take further and dramatic steps to complete its judization policies in the occupied territories.
The artist's engrossment with Dvorak's compositions for piano two-hands is, however, evident not only in her text but also, and primarily, in her honest and winsome playing.
As a direct result of engrossment in the value management process, participants generally attain a better general understanding of the scheme.
Thus, Burke finds his own arguments playing out within "three different 'spheres' of action": "intimate relations (processes of development in different stages of the individual's development, in personal contacts)"; in "public relations (as exemplified in the processes of past and contemporary history)"; and, within the "processes of engrossment whereby works of art are organized" and so bureaucratized (p.
Assim, torna-se possivel pensar em um potencial paterno inato para a dedicacao ao filho, que e chamado, por alguns autores, engrossment (3).
The Freudian rationale about the full engrossment with the topic (Roland-Maud's pursuit of the lives of Randolph and Christabel) is exemplified here through the different reactions and attitudes of the actants.
The word 'Tahlukah', al- Qurtubi explained, (39) means an engrossment with wealth, fleeing from the battle field and abstaining from spending in the way of Allah, which are all destructive acts.