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Synonyms for absorption

Synonyms for (noun) absorption

Synonyms: engrossment, absorption, preoccupancy, preoccupation Definition: the mental state of being preoccupied by something

Similar words: cognitive state, state of mind Definition: the state of a person's cognitive processes

Synonyms: absorption, concentration, engrossment, immersion Definition: complete attention; intense mental effort

Similar words: attention Definition: the faculty or power of mental concentration Usage: keeping track of all the details requires your complete attention

Synonyms: absorption, soaking up Definition: (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid

Similar words: sorption Definition: the process in which one substance takes up or holds another (by either absorption or adsorption)

Synonyms: absorption Definition: (physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium Usage: the absorption of photons by atoms or molecules

Similar words: natural action, natural process, action, activity Definition: a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings) Usage: the action of natural forces; volcanic activity

Synonyms: assimilation, absorption Definition: the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion

Similar words: organic process, biological process Definition: a process occurring in living organisms

Synonyms: absorption, assimilation Definition: the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another

Similar words: social process Definition: a process involved in the formation of groups of persons