All possible synonyms of the word Absorptive as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Absorbent, absorptive


  • having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.); "as absorbent as a sponge"


  • absorbent
  • absorptive


  • absorbency: the property of being absorbent

Similar to

  • absorbefacient, sorbefacient: inducing or promoting absorption
  • assimilating, assimilative, assimilatory: capable of taking (gas, light, or liquids) into a solution; "an assimilative substance
  • hygroscopic: absorbing moisture (as from the air)
  • receptive: able to absorb liquid (not repellent); "the paper is ink-receptive"
  • shock-absorbent: having the capacity to absorb the energy of an impact; "the material absorbs shock and is used for shock-absorbent insoles"
  • spongy, spongelike: like a sponge in being able to absorb liquids and yield it back when compressed
  • thirsty: able to take in large quantities of moisture; "thirsty towels"

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