Definition of ABSORBING

:  fully taking one's attention :  engrossing <an absorbing novel>
ab·sorb·ing·ly \-biŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of ABSORBING

  1. <shell collecting can be so absorbing that you don't notice the tide coming in>

First Known Use of ABSORBING



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