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An example of preoccupied is a person who is texting while driving.
I was preoccupied with a deadline at work, and I forgot his birthday.
Preoccupied with losing weight.
Maybe that was what he had been so preoccupied with lately.
Alex continued to be preoccupied with his problem - whatever it was.
I know you've been preoccupied, but everyone else has noticed his interest in you.
Kutuzov seemed preoccupied and did not listen to what the general was saying.
She stopped and stepped back into the hallway, too preoccupied to notice Jonny standing in front of his door.