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. ^ “absorbedly” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 9.