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  • Absorption — Ab*sorp tion, n. [L. absorptio, fr. absorbere. See {Absorb}.] 1. The act or process of absorbing or sucking in anything, or of being absorbed and made to disappear; as, the absorption of bodies in a whirlpool, the absorption of a smaller tribe… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • absorption — noun Etymology: French & Latin; French, from Latin absorption , absorptio, from absorbēre Date: 1741 1. a. the process of absorbing or of being absorbed compare adsorption b. interception of radiant energy or sound waves 2. entire …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • absorption — Synonyms and related words: Walter Mitty, ablation, absence of mind, absentmindedness, absorbed attention, absorbency, absorbent, abstractedness, abstraction, adsorbent, adsorption, application, assimilation, attrition, bemusement, bile, blotter …   Moby Thesaurus

  • absorption — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The process of absorbing or being absorbed] Syn. assimilation, digestion, osmosis, saturation, conversion, impregnation, penetration, fusion, intake, union, engorgement, consumption, ingestion, blending, swallowing up,… …   English dictionary for students

  • ALIYAH AND ABSORPTION — GENERAL SURVEY Introduction Aliyah, ascension or going up, is the coming of Jews as individuals or in groups, from exile or diaspora to live in the Land of Israel. Those who go up for this purpose are known as olim – a term used in the Bible for… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Aristotle: Aesthetics and philosophy of mind — David Gallop AESTHETICS Aesthetics, as that field is now understood, does not form the subjectmatter of any single Aristotelian work. No treatise is devoted to such topics as the essential nature of a work of art, the function of art in general,… …   History of philosophy

  • state of mind — noun 1. the state of a person s cognitive processes • Syn: ↑cognitive state • Hypernyms: ↑psychological state, ↑psychological condition, ↑mental state, ↑mental condition • Hyponyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • absence of mind — Inattention to what is going on owing to absorption of the mind in other things • • • Main Entry: ↑mind * * * absence of mind, the condition of being absent minded. * * * failure to concentrate on or remember what one is doing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Attention — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Attention >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 attention attention Sgm: N 1 mindfulness mindfulness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 intentness intentness intentiveness Sgm: N 1 alertness alertness Sgm: N 1 thought …   English dictionary for students

  • attention — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Direction of the mind toward Nouns 1. attention, mindfulness, intentness, attentiveness, thought, thoughtfulness, advertence, attention to detail, care, special consideration; observance, observation,… …   English dictionary for students

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