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    #1

    The passengers sat in silence

    I am wondering if my sentence sounds natural.

    The passengers sat in silence, each of them wrapped in their own thoughts.

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    Re: The passengers sat in silence

    I'd probably delete "of them" and use "wrapped up in", but your sentence is not wrong.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: The passengers sat in silence

    Be aware of the alternate phrasing rapt in thought. Writers often mix up the homophones wrapped and ​rapt.
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