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EtymologyEdit

absorb +‎ -ed

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˈsɔɹbd/, /æbˈzɔɹbd/, /əbˈsɔɹbd/, /əbˈzɔɹbd/
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AdjectiveEdit

absorbed (comparative more absorbed, superlative most absorbed)

  1. Fully occupied with one's thoughts; engrossed. [First attested in the mid 18th century.][1]
  2. Something that has been absorbed, taken in, engulfed, imbibed, or assimilated. [First attested in the mid 18th century.][1]

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VerbEdit

absorbed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of absorb

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 “absorbed” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 9.

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

absorbed

  1. (Spain) Informal second-person plural (vosotros or vosotras) affirmative imperative form of absorber.