[ US /əbˈzɔɹbɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /ɐbsˈɔːbɪŋ/ ]
  1. capable of arousing and holding the attention
    a fascinating story
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How To Use absorbing In A Sentence

  • By recording the spectra of several distant quasars whose light pierces the Milky Way, the spacecraft revealed some 50 ultraviolet-absorbing gas clouds around our galaxy.
  • It also provides ample cushioning with shock-absorbing HydroFlow technology in the heel and forefoot, and has a water-repellant upper.
  • Rob's strengths lay in absorbing the pressure and criticism, and in doing this well he more than proved himself courageous, gutsy and tough.
  • It is a rich and absorbing story about the 1918 epidemic of Spanish influenza. Times, Sunday Times
  • Additional, wall, condole can choose deadening very, if mineral wool is sound-absorbing board wait.
  • This absorbing profile muses on his universal popularity and compulsive desire to draw and paint. Times, Sunday Times
  • The clergyman and his son pricked up their ears at this, photography being with them only a degree less absorbing a pastime than that of walking; Ron awoke suddenly to the remembrance that his half-plate camera had never been unpacked since his arrival; and the three vied with each other in asking questions about the proposed excursion, and in urging that a date should be fixed. Big Game A Story for Girls
  • She captures my attention without entirely absorbing it. Times, Sunday Times
  • The human species has not evolved such that it can tolerate sitting in that southwesterly location, behind uninsulated glass, leaning on a heat absorbing table of dark steel and not be grossly uncomfortable.
  • Absorbing throughout, her film is troubling, well-illustrated and cogently argued. Times, Sunday Times
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