absorbedly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

absorbed +‎ -ly

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˈsɔɹb.ɪd.li/, /æbˈzɔɹb.ɪd.li/, /əbˈsɔɹb.ɪd.li/, /əbˈzɔɹb.ɪd.li/

Adverb[edit]

absorbedly (comparative more absorbedly, superlative most absorbedly)

  1. In a manner as if wholly engrossed or engaged. [First attested in the mid 19th century.][1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 9