absorption[ ab-sawrp-shuh n, -zawrp- ]SEE DEFINITION OF absorption
Synonyms for absorption
- drinking in
- soaking up
- taking in
Antonyms for absorption
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ABSORPTION
He wondered whether he would always be in this state of absorption.
Yet not so much a slave to it, she distinguished, as to Martin's absorption in its development.
There was not a trace of sentimental expression to this absorption.
Here the first step is absorption and expansion, not precipitation.
Through the absorption of other lines it reached an extent of over 7,000 miles.
The only hope of the Irish people is their absorption in America.
It was his dissipation; there was something vaguely perilous in the absorption of it.
Who knows but even thus is his absorption in God accomplished?
If his absorption was simply in his flying machine, she could wait.
Her absorption had peopled the world for her with four people at most.
1590s, from Latin absorptionem (nominative absorptio), noun of action from past participle stem of absorbere (see absorb).
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ABSORPTION
- bringing to bear
- close attention