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Enthralled vs Immersed - What's the difference?

enthralled | immersed |

As verbs the difference between enthralled and immersed

is that enthralled is (enthrall) while immersed is (immerse).

As an adjective enthralled

is extremely happy or excited.

enthralled

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Extremely happy or excited
  • * 2014 , (Ruzwana Bashir), " The untold story of how a culture of shame perpetuates abuse. I know, I was a victim", The Guardian , 29 August 2014:
  • At 18 I was fortunate enough to receive an offer to study at Oxford University. I was enthralled with the exciting new world around me and tried desperately to fit in.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (enthrall)
  • immersed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (immerse)
  • Anagrams

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    immerse

    English

    Verb

    (immers)
  • To put under the surface of a liquid; to dunk.
  • Archimedes determined the volume of objects by immersing them in water.
  • To involve deeply
  • The sculptor immersed himself in anatomic studies.
  • (mathematics)
  • * 2002 , Kari Jormakka, Flying Dutchmen: Motion in Architecture (page 40)
  • Thus, in mathematical terms a Klein bottle cannot be "embedded" but only "immersed " in three dimensions as an embedding has no self-intersections but an immersion may have them.

    Synonyms

    * submerge

    Derived terms

    * immersion * immersive

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Immersed; buried; sunk.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • After a long enquiry of things immerse in matter, I interpose some object which is immateriate, or less materiate; such as this of sounds.
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