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1. absorption

noun. ['əbˈzɔrpʃən, əbˈsɔrpʃən'] (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid.

Synonyms

  • soaking up
  • sorption

Antonyms

  • windward
  • distribution
  • decrease

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Rhymes with Absorption

  • abbreviation
  • abdication
  • abduction
  • abduction
  • aberration
  • abolition
  • abomination
  • abortion
  • abrogation
  • absolution
  • absorption
  • abstraction
  • acceleration
  • accession
  • acclamation
  • acclimation
  • accommodation
  • accreditation
  • accretion
  • accumulation

How do you spell absorption? Is it absorpsion ?

A common misspelling of absorption is absorpsion

Sentences with absorption


1. Noun, singular or mass
It may be best to wait an hour or two after bathing to apply medications to ensure proper absorption.

2. self-absorption

noun. preoccupation with yourself to the exclusion of everything else.

Synonyms

  • navel-gazing
  • preoccupation

Etymology

  • absorption (English)
  • self- (English)

3. absorption

noun. ['əbˈzɔrpʃən, əbˈsɔrpʃən'] (physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium.

Synonyms

  • natural process
  • activity
  • action
  • extinction

Antonyms

  • dilution
  • weakening
  • inattention
  • inattentiveness

4. absorption

noun. ['əbˈzɔrpʃən, əbˈsɔrpʃən'] the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion.

Synonyms

  • organic process
  • constructive metabolism
  • assimilation
  • malabsorption
  • anabolism

Antonyms

  • inattentive
  • attentive
  • emersion
  • appearance

5. absorption

noun. ['əbˈzɔrpʃən, əbˈsɔrpʃən'] the mental state of being preoccupied by something.

Synonyms

  • abstractedness
  • absentmindedness
  • engrossment
  • abstraction
  • preoccupancy
  • preoccupation
  • cognitive state

Antonyms

  • blur
  • unclearness
  • obscurity
  • soften

6. absorption

noun. ['əbˈzɔrpʃən, əbˈsɔrpʃən'] the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another.

Synonyms

  • Europeanization
  • Americanization
  • Westernization
  • Anglicization
  • social process
  • Europeanisation
  • assimilation
  • Westernisation
  • Americanisation

Antonyms

  • outwardness
  • unconsciousness
  • inwardness
  • certainty

7. absorption

noun. ['əbˈzɔrpʃən, əbˈsɔrpʃən'] complete attention; intense mental effort.

Synonyms

  • direction
  • specialism
  • study
  • engrossment
  • focusing
  • concentration
  • focal point
  • centering
  • attention
  • immersion
  • focussing

Antonyms

  • softness
  • enfranchisement
  • leeward
  • outgoing
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