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 Sentences 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. She was merely absorbed in her own exalted theories and she was not maternal. 🔊
  • 7. Bruce pretended to be absorbed in his cigar and said not a word. 🔊
  • 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 Sentences?

  • 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. The products formed pass up through the chimney and are absorbed by the sodium hydroxide. 🔊
  • 4. That gentleman seemed absorbed in the contemplation of the bait which he had just taken from his mouth. 🔊
  • 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. He was apt to take up one subject of interest after another, and to be for the time completely absorbed in it. 🔊
  • 9. This slow action is due to the fact that it is not very soluble, and hence is absorbed slowly by the system. 🔊
  • 10. In liquefying air the apparatus is so constructed that the heat absorbed is withdrawn from air already under great pressure. 🔊
  • 11. He was wont to sit beside me during that operation, and watch proceedings with absorbed and judicial interest. 🔊
  • 12. Keith was so absorbed that he did not answer immediately, and the agent repeated the question with a little asperity in his tone. 🔊
  • 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. 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. 🔊
  • 15. The man turned upon the younger woman with a savage glance, but she was too much absorbed in her own grievance to heed him. 🔊
  • 16. 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. 🔊
  • 17. Ten years of idle and ideal love on the veldt had spoiled her art, or perhaps the wife and mother had absorbed it. 🔊
  • 18. Dionysus was not only an animal-god, or a god who absorbed in his rights and titles various elder forms of beast-worship. 🔊
  • 19. Although I went near enough to touch them, they were so absorbed in each other that they did not see me. 🔊
  • 20. And the colonel, bursting into the studio, found him absorbed in the contemplation of this old death-dealing instrument. 🔊
  • 21. They were so thoroughly absorbed in their office of listening, that they did not even move as I passed. 🔊
  • 22. Her head drooped, she hid her face in her hands, and thus she knelt as one absorbed in an intensity of prayer. 🔊
  • 23. 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. 🔊
  • 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. 🔊