absorbens

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present active participle of absorbeō (absorb).

Participle[edit]

absorbēns m, f, n (genitive absorbentis); third declension

  1. swallowing down, devouring
  2. absorbing, submerging
  3. (figuratively) absorbing, engrossing

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative absorbēns absorbentēs absorbentia
genitive absorbentis absorbentium
dative absorbentī absorbentibus
accusative absorbentem absorbēns absorbentēs, absorbentīs absorbentia
ablative absorbente, absorbentī1 absorbentibus
vocative absorbēns absorbentēs absorbentia

1When used purely as an adjective.