Synonyms for absorption
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : ab-sawrp-shuh n, -zawrp-|
|Phonetic Transcription : æbˈsɔrp ʃən, -ˈzɔrp-|
Top 10 synonyms for absorption
Définition of absorptionOrigin :
- 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
- 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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