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Synonyms for absorbing
æbˈsɔr bɪŋ, -ˈzɔr-ab·sorb·ing

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  1. absorbingadjective

    engrossing, fascinating

  2. absorbingadjective

    Engrossing, that sustains someone's interest.

    An absorbing pursuit.

    fascinating, engrossing

  3. absorbingadjective

    allowing a process to enter it, but not to leave it.

    engrossing, fascinating

Princeton's WordNet

  1. absorbing, engrossing, fascinating, gripping, rivetingadjective

    capable of arousing and holding the attention

    "a fascinating story"

    bewitching, fascinating, engrossing, riveting, captivating, entrancing, enchanting, gripping, enthralling


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. absorbingadjective

    engrossing, engaging, fascinating

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  1. List of paraphrases for "absorbing":

    absorptive, acquiring

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  1. John K. Hutchens:

    I do not mean to suggest that our handsome, newly enlarged library is to be a headquarters of busy bookworms, old and young, routinely absorbing knowledge by the hour while birds sing outside and the Mets fight it out for last place in the National League. On the contrary, a good library is a joyful place where the imagination roams free, and life is actively enriched.

  2. Alexander Davis:

    One of the main uses of ultra-black materials is to coat the inside of optical equipment to prevent stray light from bouncing around within it, as long as you can create a random array of these nanoparticles that are highly absorbing and the right size and shape, then you should be able to coat anything with it. So there's no need to create some detailed structure to make it work.

  3. Mary Williams:

    Everything is about the vehicle absorbing the force of the blast to save the occupants.

  4. Gene Seroka:

    It's like taking 10 lanes of freeway traffic and moving them into five when the cargo gets here, we're having difficulty absorbing all of that cargo into the American supply chain.

  5. Ford Fusion:

    Safety is always a top priority, unlike other Takata passenger-side airbag parts previously under recall, these driver-side airbags contain a moisture-absorbing [ material ] and perform differently. We believe our extensive data demonstrated that a safety recall was not warranted for the driver-side airbag. However, we respect NHTSA's decision and will issue a recall.

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