absorbing

adjective ab·sorb·ing

Definition of absorbing

  1. :  fully taking one's attention :  engrossing an absorbing novel

absorbingly

play \-biŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of absorbing in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of absorbing

from present participle of absorb


First Known Use: 1806



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