Absorbed in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Absorbed

Fully occupied with one's thoughts; engrossed. [First attested in the mid 18th century.] | Something that has been absorbed, taken in, engulfed, imbibed, or assimilated. [First attested in the mid 18th century.] | simple past tense and past participle of absorb

Short Example Sentence for Absorbed

  • 1. Wifehood had absorbed it. 🔊
  • 2. He became absorbed in his experiment. 🔊
  • 3. But you know how absorbed they do get in conversation. 🔊
  • 4. But that lady was too much absorbed in gardening to hear. 🔊
  • 5. She seemed much absorbed in Rita. 🔊
  • 6. Bruce pretended to be absorbed in his cigar and said not a word. 🔊
  • 7. She was merely absorbed in her own exalted theories and she was not maternal. 🔊
  • 8. They were so absorbed that Keith passed without either of them seeing him. 🔊
  • 9. Y. The heat generated is absorbed by water flowing over the pipes. 🔊
  • 10. But I soon became absorbed in my papers, and forgot her presence. 🔊

How to use Absorbed in a Sentence?

  • 1. She became absorbed in her thoughts, while I walked by her side, carrying the boy in my arms. 🔊
  • 2. He absorbed Tohm's passion and ferocity, and what's more, he no longer feared his brother. 🔊
  • 3. That gentleman seemed absorbed in the contemplation of the bait which he had just taken from his mouth. 🔊
  • 4. The products formed pass up through the chimney and are absorbed by the sodium hydroxide. 🔊
  • 5. He had been so profoundly absorbed in his own ideas that she had been nothing more individual than one of an audience. 🔊
  • 6. Another couple were happily absorbed in their children, to whom they were both sacrificially subordinate. 🔊
  • 7. In the process of respiration the air is taken into the lungs where a certain amount of oxygen is absorbed by the blood. 🔊
  • 8. Keith was so absorbed that he did not answer immediately, and the agent repeated the question with a little asperity in his tone. 🔊
  • 9. This slow action is due to the fact that it is not very soluble, and hence is absorbed slowly by the system. 🔊
  • 10. He was apt to take up one subject of interest after another, and to be for the time completely absorbed in it. 🔊
  • 11. In liquefying air the apparatus is so constructed that the heat absorbed is withdrawn from air already under great pressure. 🔊
  • 12. He was wont to sit beside me during that operation, and watch proceedings with absorbed and judicial interest. 🔊
  • 13. Wallie was on his knees absorbed in his task of keeping the gravy from scorching when a sound made him turn quickly and look behind him. 🔊
  • 14. Ten years of idle and ideal love on the veldt had spoiled her art, or perhaps the wife and mother had absorbed it. 🔊
  • 15. Dionysus was not only an animal-god, or a god who absorbed in his rights and titles various elder forms of beast-worship. 🔊
  • 16. When oxygen and nitrogen are mixed in the proportion in which they exist in the atmosphere, heat is neither evolved nor absorbed by the process. 🔊
  • 17. He seemed absorbed in a book on surgery that he had borrowed from a chance-met acquaintance in the go-down where he drew the medical supplies. 🔊
  • 18. The man turned upon the younger woman with a savage glance, but she was too much absorbed in her own grievance to heed him. 🔊
  • 19. And the colonel, bursting into the studio, found him absorbed in the contemplation of this old death-dealing instrument. 🔊
  • 20. Although I went near enough to touch them, they were so absorbed in each other that they did not see me. 🔊
  • 21. This is a white solid which floats about in the bell jar, but in a short time it is all absorbed by the water, leaving the nitrogen. 🔊
  • 22. They were so thoroughly absorbed in their office of listening, that they did not even move as I passed. 🔊
  • 23. Her head drooped, she hid her face in her hands, and thus she knelt as one absorbed in an intensity of prayer. 🔊
  • 24. So I bought a handbook on palmistry and, having absorbed it, set out for my next party full of confidence. 🔊
  • 25. Midnight had passed when I at last shut my window, and, absorbed in thought, prepared to seek repose. 🔊
  • 26. Jonah talked of his business, and stared at Clara as she listened, forgetful of him, her mind absorbed in details of profit and loss. 🔊
  • 27. I myself went thither sometimes to pray; and often have I seen her there, so absorbed in her devotions that she knew nothing of who came or went. 🔊
  • 28. In the boulevards, cafes and government-offices of Paris the salacious details of the Caillaux trial absorbed all thought. 🔊
  • 29. After the first excitement, after the house had resumed, as well as it could, its usual habits, the Housekeeper remained absorbed in her grief. 🔊
  • 30. The carbon originally absorbed from the air by the plant in the form of carbon dioxide is thus restored to the air and is ready to repeat the cycle of changes. 🔊