What do you think it is, abstractly, that makes this period so absorbing?
He pauses, absorbing the sunshine streaming into his garden.
We know that Mockingbird, played by Adrianne Palicki, will be making an appearance, as well as the absorbing Man.
This is an absorbing story, and Haigh is a very talented writer.
But for a truly intimate and absorbing experience, head over to Studio Theater on 14th Street.
This is a story of absorbing interest both to young and old.
These concealed meetings, once begun, became an absorbing excitement.
The disadvantages of the habit of making life a consecutive series of absorbing preoccupations are numerous.
It would mean a long summer of interesting and absorbing I work for her and for Katy.
While absorbing the idea that she must make her clothes go as far as possible, she made no remark.
early 15c., from Middle French absorber (Old French assorbir, 13c.), from Latin absorbere "to swallow up," from ab- "from" (see ab-) + sorbere "suck in," from PIE root *srebh- "to suck, absorb" (cf. Armenian arbi "I drank," Greek rhopheo "to sup greedily up, gulp down," Lithuanian srebiu "to drink greedily"). Figurative meaning "to completely grip (one's) attention" is from 1763. Related: Absorbed; absorbing.
absorb ab·sorb (əb-sôrb', -zôrb')
v. ab·sorbed, ab·sorb·ing, ab·sorbs
To take in by absorption.
To reduce the intensity of transmitted light.