- deeply interested or involved; preoccupied: He had an absorbed look on his face.
Origin of absorbed
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Examples from the Web for absorbedly
And absorbedly Barry Elder listened, his eyes on her changing face.The Innocent Adventuress
Mary Hastings Bradley
"Then your parents had the splotches fade, so you never had them," he said absorbedly.
By midnight, ship-time, she'd learned the game and played it absorbedly.
He had laid open his mole-run for a yard or so, and was still grubbing at it absorbedly.Dream Days
Juliet studied them absorbedly, showing plainly her appreciation of them.The Indifference of Juliet
Grace S. Richmond
- engrossed; deeply interested
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