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adjective as in being completely occupied mentally

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Uber absorbed e-bike service JUMP into its app after acquiring it in 2018, proceeded to sideline or lay off much of its staff, and then offloaded it last year.

The efficiency of this quantum mechanical first stage of photosynthesis is nearly perfect — almost all the absorbed light is converted into electrons the system can use.

As digesting food passes through the small intestine, it mixes with chemicals from the liver, and nutrients are absorbed.

In Confessions of an Ivy League Frat Boy, the self-induced, self-absorbed Greek tragedy of Andrew Lohse.

In the book, you say “Absorb youth and you will be absorbed by youth.”

She has a hard time getting the self-absorbed, self-loathing D-lister to open up (in between booze binges).

“It is important to know that gluten is not absorbed through the skin,” she wrote in response to my questions.

At present, Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.

The occupants of the room had been too absorbed with their own affairs to notice the gradual dimming of the illumination.

Indol is absorbed and oxidized into indoxyl, which combines with potassium and sulphuric acid and is thus excreted.

But her attention was all absorbed by the swiftly executed act by which Garnache had gained at least a temporary advantage.

But Lady Hartledon did not hear; or if she heard, did not heed; she was already absorbed in the contents of her letter.


On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to absorbed, such as: captivated, consumed, engaged, engrossed, fascinated, and involved.

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