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immersed

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

having the mind fixed on something
  • the child was so immersed in a book that she didn't hear her mother calling

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immersed

verb
past tense of immerse

Synonyms & Antonyms of immersed (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to hold the attention of
  • that documentary on human reproduction never fails to immerse an audience

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2 to sink or push (something) briefly into or as if into a liquid
  • tried to immerse the balloon in the water

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“Immersed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/immersed. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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