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Webster 1828 Edition


Absorbed

ABSORB'ED

, or ABSORPT',
pp.
Imbibed; swallowed; wasted; engaged; lost in study; wholly engrossed.

Definition 2023


absorbed

absorbed

English

Adjective

absorbed (comparative more absorbed, superlative most absorbed)

  1. Fully occupied with one's thoughts; engrossed. [First attested in the mid 18th century.][1]
  2. Something that has been absorbed, taken in, engulfed, imbibed, or assimilated. [First attested in the mid 18th century.][1]

Translations

Verb

absorbed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of absorb

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References

  1. 1 2 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 9

Spanish

Verb

absorbed

  1. (Spain) Informal second-person plural (vosotros or vosotras) affirmative imperative form of absorber.