Example sentences for: absorbed

How can you use “absorbed” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But quite late in the day, she reveals a cluster of emotions we couldn't have guessed at--she is, for example, deeply absorbed in her failure to win a quick-step contest.

  • A visceral early chapter on the houses of Woolf's childhood tells us what sensory data the little girl would have absorbed: the constant smell of cigars, the pale yellow shade covering the window that overlooked the sea.

  • But McCain's punches were awkwardly thrown--in part because the other candidates crowded the ring, keeping Bush and McCain apart--and Bush absorbed the blows with genial poise.

  • Even as he pursued a college education, Walcott absorbed the parallel oral culture of the Caribbean, particularly audible in his plays, some of which adopt his native Creole dialect.

  • Because all work judged worthy of publication by peer review should be published, any open-access business model should be designed to account for fee waivers, just as publishers have always absorbed some authors' inability to pay page and color charges.

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