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Definition of the adverb absorbedly

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adverb

  1. In a manner as if wholly engrossed or engaged.

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Google previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield

absorbedly clause led by for; (both common) followed by a phrase or clause led by either from or of. Examples: (a) One's conscience may be pretty well absolved for not admiring this man—Miss Mitford, 1817; We may perhaps absolve Ford for ...

Google previewChambers Pocket Dictionary (1992)

— adv absorbedly. — adj absorbing. [Lat ab, away, from + sorbere, ...

Google previewChambers concise dictionary (2004)

absorbedly adv. □ absorbing adj engrossing; fascinating, 'absorbingly adv. absorbency > n (absorbencies) 1 the ability or capacity to absorb liquids, etc. 2 the degree to which something is able to absorb liquids, etc. absorbent /ab' sDibant, ...

Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English (1917)

Hence absorbedLY 2 adv. [p.p. of absorb) absopbefa'cientf -linn. a. &n. Causingthe absorption ordryingup(e. g. of a tumour) ; agent that does this. [f. L absorbere absorb+ -faciest] absop-bent, a. & n. Having a tendency to suck in (abs .. or of) ; a ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

absorbedly adv. absorber n.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

absorbedly (ab-sór"bed-li), adv. In an absorbed manner. absorbedness (ab-sór"bed-nes), n. The state of being absor fully occupied. absorbefacient (ab-sór-bé-fa'shient), a. and n. [K L. absorbère, absorb, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

absorbedly (ab-sór"bed-li), adv. In an absorbed manner. - absorbedness (ab-sör"bed-nes), n. The state of being absorbed, or of having the attention fully occupied. absorbefacient (ab-sór-bé-fa' shient), a. and ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1904)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge, with a New Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney

absorbedly (ab-sor'bed-li), adv. In an absorbed manner. absorbedness ab-sor'bed-nes), n. The state of being absor cd, or of having the attention iuliy occupied. . absorbefacient (nb-sOr-bé-fa'shient), a. and n.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

absorbedly (ab-sór"bed-li), adv. In an absorbed manner. absorbedness (ab-sór"bed-nes), n. The state of being absorbed, or of having the attention fully occupied. absorbefacient (ab-sór-bé-fa' shient), a. and n.

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

derivatives absorbability noun, absorbable adjective, absorbedly adverb, absorber noun. – origin late Middle English: from Latin absorbere, from ab- 'from' + sorbere 'suck in'. absorbance 7noun Physics a measure of the capacity of a ...

Google previewMicrosoft Encarta College Dictionary (2001)

The First Dictionary For The Internet Age by Anne H. Soukhanov

ab sorb a ble ad;— ab sorbed adj — absorbedly /ab sawrbadlee, -zawr-/ adv — ab-sorb er n ab-SOrb-anCe /ab sawrbanss, -zawrb-/ n (symbol a) the capacity of a substance to absorb radiation ab-SOrb-ent /ab sawrbant, -zawrb-/ adj 1 capable ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary (1906)

absorbedly (ab-sor'bed-li), adv. In an absorbed manner. absorbedness (ab-sor'bed-nes), n. The state of being absorbed, or of having the attention fully occupied. absorbefacient (ab-sor-be-fa' shient), a. and « ...

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