Synonyms for absorption

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ab-sawrp-shuh n, -zawrp-
Phonetic Transcription : æbˈsɔrp ʃən, -ˈzɔrp-

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Définition of absorption

Origin :
  • 1590s, from Latin absorptionem (nominative absorptio), noun of action from past participle stem of absorbere (see absorb).
  • noun assimilation, incorporation
  • noun total attention toward something
Example sentences :
  • He wondered whether he would always be in this state of absorption.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • Yet not so much a slave to it, she distinguished, as to Martin's absorption in its development.
  • Extract from : « Dust » by Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • There was not a trace of sentimental expression to this absorption.
  • Extract from : « Hetty's Strange History » by Anonymous
  • Here the first step is absorption and expansion, not precipitation.
  • Extract from : « Life: Its True Genesis » by R. W. Wright
  • Through the absorption of other lines it reached an extent of over 7,000 miles.
  • Extract from : « The Railroad Question » by William Larrabee
  • The only hope of the Irish people is their absorption in America.
  • Extract from : « Ireland as It Is » by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • It was his dissipation; there was something vaguely perilous in the absorption of it.
  • Extract from : « The Trimming of Goosie » by James Hopper
  • Who knows but even thus is his absorption in God accomplished?
  • Extract from : « Dreamers of the Ghetto » by I. Zangwill
  • If his absorption was simply in his flying machine, she could wait.
  • Extract from : « Glory of Youth » by Temple Bailey
  • Her absorption had peopled the world for her with four people at most.
  • Extract from : « The Coast of Chance » by Esther Chamberlain

Antonyms for absorption

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