What is the adjective for absorptivity?

What's the adjective for absorptivity? Here's the word you're looking for.

Included below are past participle and present participle forms for the verb absorb which may be used as adjectives within certain contexts.

absorbed
  1. Fully occupied with one's thoughts; engrossed. [First attested in the mid 18th century.]
  2. Something that has been absorbed, taken in, engulfed, imbibed, or assimilated. [First attested in the mid 18th century.]
  3. Synonyms:
  4. Examples:
    1. “They were completely absorbed in each other.”
      “Cook until all the liquid is absorbed by the rice.”
absorbing
absorbent
  1. Having the ability or tendency to absorb; able to soak up liquid easily; absorptive. [First attested in the early 18th century.]
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “Before laying your liner, compact the soil and cover it with a layer of sand or an absorbent material such as old carpeting or newspaper.”
absorptive
  1. Having power, capacity, or tendency to absorb or imbibe. [First attested in the mid 17th century.]
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “Gluten causes the intestinal mucosa to lose its villous structure and absorptive capacity.”
      “It is a near miracle that the films are as good as they are, rivaling the books for sheer absorptive magic.”
      “This absorptive layer is made of material other than an alginate, foam, hydrocolloid, or hydrogel.”
absorbable
  1. Capable of being absorbed or swallowed up.
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “When the bacteria grow to make yoghurt, they do so by fermenting the normal milk sugar, lactose, into absorbable products.”
      “Juicing vegetables and fruit is a delicious way to get the nutrients they contain in a liquid form that is highly absorbable.”
      “We recently heard that absorbable hemostatic agents intended to be left in patients have been recalled by the US Food and Drug Administration.”
absorbefacient
  1. (medicine) Inducing or increasing absorption (of a drug).
absorbant
absorptional
  1. Relating to absorption.
absorbifacient
  1. (rare) absorbent
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Nearby Words
12-letter Words Starting With
Find Adjectives
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2021