Capable of arousing and holding the attention


Swallowing, engrossing; as, an absorbing pursuit.

Adjective S.
capable of arousing and holding the attention; "a fascinating story"

p. pr. & vb. n.
of Absorb

Swallowing, engrossing; as, an absorbing pursuit.


Ab*sorb"ing, a. Swallowing, engrossing; as, an absorbing pursuit. -- Ab*sorb"ing, adv.

Swallowing, engrossing; as, an absorbing pursuit.


Usage Examples

I never really saw my dad around when the Iron Maiden and the AC/DC were playing. But he knew what I was doing. I was just absorbing music. So he just kind of left me to my own devices.

Acting is a question of absorbing other people's personalities and adding some of your own experience.

Misspelled Form

absorbing, qabsorbing, wabsorbing, sabsorbing, zabsorbing, qbsorbing, wbsorbing, sbsorbing, zbsorbing, aqbsorbing, awbsorbing, asbsorbing, azbsorbing, avbsorbing, agbsorbing, ahbsorbing, anbsorbing, a bsorbing, avsorbing, agsorbing, ahsorbing, ansorbing, a sorbing, abvsorbing, abgsorbing, abhsorbing, abnsorbing, ab sorbing, abasorbing, abwsorbing, abesorbing, abdsorbing, abxsorbing, abzsorbing, abaorbing, abworbing, abeorbing, abdorbing, abxorbing, abzorbing, absaorbing, absworbing, abseorbing, absdorbing, absxorbing, abszorbing, absiorbing, abs9orbing, abs0orbing, absporbing, abslorbing, absirbing, abs9rbing, abs0rbing, absprbing, abslrbing, absoirbing, abso9rbing, abso0rbing, absoprbing, absolrbing, absoerbing, abso4rbing, abso5rbing, absotrbing, absofrbing, absoebing, abso4bing, abso5bing, absotbing, absofbing, absorebing, absor4bing, absor5bing, absortbing, absorfbing, absorvbing, absorgbing, absorhbing, absornbing, absor bing, absorving, absorging, absorhing, absorning, absor ing, absorbving, absorbging, absorbhing, absorbning, absorb ing, absorbuing, absorb8ing, absorb9ing, absorboing, absorbjing, absorbking, absorbung, absorb8ng, absorb9ng, absorbong, absorbjng, absorbkng, absorbiung, absorbi8ng, absorbi9ng, absorbiong, absorbijng, absorbikng, absorbibng, absorbihng, absorbijng, absorbimng, absorbi ng, absorbibg, absorbihg, absorbijg, absorbimg, absorbi g, absorbinbg, absorbinhg, absorbinjg, absorbinmg, absorbin g, absorbinfg, absorbintg, absorbinyg, absorbinhg, absorbinbg, absorbinvg, absorbinf, absorbint, absorbiny, absorbinh, absorbinb, absorbinv, absorbingf, absorbingt, absorbingy, absorbingh, absorbingb, absorbingv.

Other Usage Examples

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

It helps immerse yourself in what you potentially want to do. Being involved, learning firsthand and observing the craft and absorbing all you can, makes it easier to define what you want. It will also ultimately make you a better Chef. Culinary school, or even a single class, is a great bet too.

I decided to start a medical training program for freelancers, only freelancers. They're the ones who are doing most of the combat reporting. They're taking most of the risks. They're absorbing most of the casualties. And they're the most underserved and under-resourced of everyone in the entire news business.


Browse Dictionary