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Definition of 'absorbed'

See also: absorb 


  1. 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: captive engrossed enwrapped intent wrapped
  2. retained without reflection; "the absorbed light intensity"
  3. taken in through the pores of a surface; "the absorbed water expanded the sponge"

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