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Absorbent

Pronunciation of Absorbent
/ɐbsˈɔːbənt/, /ɐbsˈɔːbənt/, /ɐ_b_s_ˈɔː_b_ə_n_t/

Synonyms for absorbent:

all (adjective)

absorptive.

capable of physically taking in a liquid (adjective)

absorptive, permeable, bibulous, spongy, thirsty, porous.

porous (adjective)

permeable.

Sense 1 (noun)

impermeable, impure, harsh, impervious, astringent, solid, photosensitive, porous.

Sense 2 (noun)

bibulous.

absorbent (noun)

absorbent material, thirsty, sorbefacient, assimilatory, assimilative, spongy, Hygroscopic, absorbefacient, assimilating, absorptive, spongelike.

substance (noun)

absorbent material.

Sense 1

permeable, stiff, photosensitive, soluble, solid, bibulous, astringent, porous, impervious, uncut, water-soluble, impure.

Sense 2

volatile.

Sense 3

harsh.

hygroscopic

Hygroscopic.

Other synonyms and related words:

impure, harsh, permeable, porous, uncut, soluble, bibulous.

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