Example sentences for: absorbing

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

  • "This is an intelligent and absorbing romantic drama, beautifully mounted, emotionally saturated," says New York 's David Denby.

  • "I get the sense of a magnificent, Ronald Reagan-like intellect absorbing the best ideas of a generation while remaining optimistic and inclusive," Jackson said.

  • If James and Dewey lived today, they'd be reading "Snapshots," absorbing the blooming, buzzing confusion of "Across the USA," and probably arranging for Al Neuharth to give a few lectures at Columbia and Harvard.

  • Dukes, administrators, and clergy lived in towns rather than isolated castles, absorbing the hinterland into communes, forerunners of the city-states.

  • Nicholas Lemann's absorbing new history of American meritocracy, The Big Test , contains an interesting anecdote about William F. Buckley's inadvertent role, while an undergraduate at Yale during the late 1940s, in helping that university restrict the number of Jews and Catholics it admitted.


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