[ US /əbˈzɔɹbd/ ]
[ UK /ɐbsˈɔːbd/ ]
  1. retained without reflection
    the absorbed light intensity
  2. giving or marked by complete attention to
    wrapped in thought
    that engrossed look or rapt delight
    so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred
    enwrapped in dreams
    rapt with wonder
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How To Use absorbed In A Sentence

  • He eyed the coming tide with an absorbed attention.
  • Fructose is absorbed more slowly than glucose and galactose. The Dictionary of Nutritional Health
  • Both groups are forced to suffer the prejudices that have been fuelled by the tabloids and absorbed by an uninformed public.
  • Desiccated liver is approximately 80% protein and is easily broken down and absorbed by the stomach.
  • Once the rice has absorbed the liquid add the next ladle, stirring all the time. Times, Sunday Times
  • AERONET is a global network of more than 100 sun photometers that measure the amount of sunlight absorbed by aerosols (fine particles in the air) at wavelengths from ultraviolet to infrared.
  • The cream is easily absorbed into the skin.
  • Magnesium chelates, another supplement option, are easily absorbed.
  • The role of administrator absorbed much of Ben's energy.
  • The exchange continued for a little over a year, until both men became absorbed in other projects, but while it lasted, Mr. Neumeyer says, "we were both sparked into spurts of vivifying and shared creativity. Gorey's Flights of Fancy
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