Preoccupation vs Vocation - What's the difference?

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Preoccupation is a related term of vocation.


As nouns the difference between preoccupation and vocation

is that preoccupation is worry while vocation is an inclination to undertake a certain kind of work, especially a religious career; often in response to a perceived summons; a calling.

preoccupation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The state of being preoccupied or an idea that preoccupies the mind; enthrallment.
  • The act of occupying something before someone else.
  • Synonyms

    * preoccupancy

    vocation

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An inclination to undertake a certain kind of work, especially a religious career; often in response to a perceived summons; a calling.
  • An occupation for which a person is suited, trained or qualified.
  • Derived terms

    * vocational

    Hypernyms

    * job * labour * occupation * work