The difference between Absorbing and Engaging

When used as adjectives, absorbing means engrossing, that sustains someone's interest, whereas engaging means that engages the attention.

check bellow for the other definitions of Absorbing and Engaging

  1. Absorbing as an adjective:

    Engrossing, that sustains someone's interest.


    "An absorbing pursuit."

  2. Absorbing as an adjective (statistics, of a [[state]]):

    Allowing a process to enter it, but not to leave it.

  1. Absorbing as a verb:

  1. Engaging as an adjective:

    That engages the attention; engrossing, interesting; enthralling.


    "I found the first of the Harry Potter books a very engaging read."

  2. Engaging as an adjective:

    Charming; attractive, especially of a manner or behaviour.


    "Beauty, of course, and a bright, engaging personality — or at least the ability to fake one — are prerequisites for entering the Miss World competition."

  1. Engaging as a verb: