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Definition of Engaged

Engaged

  1. of Engage
  2. Occupied; employed; busy.
  3. Pledged; promised; especially, having the affections pledged; promised in marriage; affianced; betrothed.
  4. Greatly interested; of awakened zeal; earnest.
  5. Involved; esp., involved in a hostile encounter; as, the engaged ships continued the fight.

Engaged Quotations

We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
Earl Nightingale

An article can be timely, topical, engaged in the issues and personalities of the moment; it is likely to be stale within the month. In five years, it may have acquired the quaint aura of a rotary phone. An article is usually Siamese-twinned to its date of birth.
Cynthia Ozick

Patience doesn't mean making a pact with the devil of denial, ignoring our emotions and aspirations. It means being wholeheartedly engaged in the process that's unfolding, rather than ripping open a budding flower or demanding a caterpillar hurry up and get that chrysalis stage over with.
Sharon Salzberg

We havent really paid much attention to thought as a process. we have engaged in thoughts, but we have only paid attention to the content, not to the process.
David Bohm

It is only when parental feelings are ineffective or too ambivalent or when the mother's emotions are temporarily engaged elsewhere that children feel lost.
Anna Freud
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Engaged Translations

engaged in Italian is occupato
engaged in Norwegian is opptatt, forlovet
engaged in Portuguese is acoplado
engaged in Spanish is comunica
engaged in Swedish is engagerad, upptagen
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