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Synonyms for absorbed

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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"

    Synonyms:
    clothed, cloaked, captive, engrossed, mantled, enwrapped, confined, wrapped, jailed, imprisoned, intent, draped

    Antonyms:
    inattentive, reflected

  2. absorbed(adj)

    retained without reflection

    "the absorbed light intensity"

    Synonyms:
    intent, enwrapped, engrossed, wrapped, captive

    Antonyms:
    inattentive, reflected

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. absorbed

    As regards mental action, absorbed, abstracted, and preoccupied refer to the cause, absent or absent-minded to the effect. The man absorbed in one thing will appear absent in others. A preoccupied person may seem listless and thoughtless, but the really listless and thoughtless have not mental energy to be preoccupied. The absent-minded man is oblivious of ordinary matters, because his thoughts are elsewhere. One who is preoccupied is intensely busy in thought; one may be absent-minded either through intense concentration or simply through inattention, with fitful and aimless wandering of thought. Compare ABSTRACT.

    Synonyms:
    absent, absent-minded, abstracted, heedless, inattentive, indifferent, listless, negligent, oblivious, preoccupied, thoughtless

    Antonyms:
    alert, attentive, on hand, prompt, ready, thoughtful, wide-awake

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "absorbed":

    adsorbed, engrossed, ingested, consumed, assimilated, accommodated

How to pronounce absorbed?

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Karen
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How to say absorbed in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#9076wrapped
#11901consumed
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#15958captive
#20492imprisoned
#20715accommodated
#22331jailed
#24087indifferent
#25698negligent
#28737clothed
#33501oblivious
#33869engrossed
#34398draped
#39164ingested
#40280preoccupied
#40806assimilated
#41382abstracted
#48248adsorbed
#57822cloaked
#63892thoughtless
#69724inattentive
#81711listless
#98935heedless
#154227mantled

How to use absorbed in a sentence?

  1. Idaho Fish and Game:

    It’s a bizarre situation and a bizarre photo. it is possible that the teeth could be the remnants of a conjoined twin that died in the womb and was absorbed into the other fetus. It is also possible that deformity was a teratoma tumor. These kinds of tumors are composed of tissue from which teeth, hair, and even fingers and toes can develop. They are rare in humans and animals.

  2. Stuart Hall:

    We understand that what happened had its roots in an organization that was too hierarchical and too self-absorbed to be able to act properly on the disturbing stories individuals had heard.

  3. Voltaire:

    You despise books you whose lives are absorbed in the vanities of ambition, the pursuit of pleasure or indolence but remember that all the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.

  4. Vincent Guenzi:

    Markets are in general regaining their composure, the earnings disappointments in the U.S. are being absorbed in Europe, largely down to the fact that valuations are not excessive... A debt bailout of Greece is also slowly getting underway.

  5. Melissa Robbins:

    We are surrounded by people who are so selfish and so self-absorbed, not voting for Hillary is a sure win for Donald Trump.


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