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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (abstracted; often used with "en")
a. absorbed
Estaba tan absorto en la película que me olvidé de acudir a la cita.I was so absorbed in the movie that I forgot to go to my appointment.
b. engrossed
Estaba absorto en mis pensamientos y no prestaba atención a lo que decía el profesor.I was engrossed in my thoughts and wasn't paying attention to what the teacher was saying.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. absorbed
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absorbed; engrossed
estar absorto (extasiado) to be entranced; (pasmado) to be amazed; estar absorto (en sus pensamientos) to be lost in thought; estar absorto en un proyecto to be engrossed in o taken up with a scheme
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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