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Definition of the adverb absorbedly
What does absorbedly mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?
- In a manner as if wholly engrossed or engaged.
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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 ...
by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.
ns absorbedly BR ob'zo:bHili, ob'so:bHili AM ab'zorbodli, ab' sorbodli.
Chambers 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, ...
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 ...
Chambers Pocket Dictionary (1992)
— adv absorbedly. — adj absorbing. [Lat ab, away, from + sorbere, ...
absorbedly adverb. • absorbing adj engrossing; fascinating. • absorbingly adverb. © 15c: from Latin ab away or from + sorbere to suck in. absorbency o noun ( absorbencies) 1 the ability or capacity to absorb liquids, etc. 2 the degree to which ...
Book & CD-ROM Set by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite
Oxford 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 ...
The 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.
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 ...
The 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, ...
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.
absorbedly (ab-sor' bed-li), adr. In an absorbed manner. absorbedness (ab-sår"bed-nes), n. The state absorption tion entirely occupied with something. o In chem. and. of being absorbed, or of having the ...
The Century Dictionary, (1914)
An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language
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. sbsorbefacient (ab-sor-be-fi'shignt), a. and n.
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