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