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absorption

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a focusing of the mind on something
  • forgot to return the phone call due to his absorption in setting up the new computer system

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The first known use of absorption was in 1597

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“Absorption.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/absorption. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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