What does absorbed mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. captive, absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, intent, wrapped(adj)

    giving or marked by complete attention to

    "that engrossed look or rapt delight"; "then wrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare; "rapt with wonder"; "wrapped in thought"

  2. absorbed(adj)

    retained without reflection

    "the absorbed light intensity"

Wiktionary

  1. absorbed(Adjective)

    fully occupied with one's thoughts; engrossed

  2. absorbed(Adjective)

    taken in by a body without reflection

  3. absorbed(Adjective)

    taken by through the pores of a surface

Webster Dictionary

  1. Absorbed

    of Absorb

Editors Contribution

  1. absorbed

    Verb form of the word absorb.

    They absorbed the information and retained it easily.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 16, 2020  

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How to say absorbed in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of absorbed in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of absorbed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of absorbed in a Sentence

  1. Adam Leventhal:

    In addition to the health hazards of vaping nicotine, other forms of nicotine ingestion like swallowing can be deadly, the high concentration of nicotine in some e-liquids if swallowed or absorbed into the body through other means is toxic, especially for infants and toddlers, who may be the siblings of older children who might be purchasing e-liquids and not aware of such hazards.

  2. Germaine Greer:

    Libraries are reservoirs of strength, grace and wit, reminders of order, calm and continuity, lakes of mental energy, neither warm nor cold, light nor dark. The pleasure they give is steady, unorgastic, reliable, deep and long-lasting. In any library in the world, I am at home, unselfconscious, still and absorbed.

  3. Fayez Seraj:

    The armed groups will remain in their camps until an agreement is found with them about whether their members will be integrated and young people absorbed within certain programs according the security plan.

  4. Chi Lo:

    We have a lot of bodies being absorbed by low-paying jobs, which keeps them employed, but in the meantime, high-end industrial labour is shedding people.

  5. Plato:

    The true lover of learning then must his earliest youth, as far as in him lies, desire all truth. . .He whose desires are drawn toward knowledge in every form will be absorbed in the pleasures of the soul, and will hardly feel bodily pleasures- -I mean, if he be a true philosopher and not a sham one. . .Then how can he who has the magnificence of mind and is the spectator of all times and all existence, think much of human life He cannot. Or can such a one account death fearful No indeed.

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