Antonyms of adj nonabsorbent

1 sense of nonabsorbent

Sense 1
nonabsorbent (vs. absorbent), nonabsorptive -- (not capable of absorbing or soaking up (liquids))

absorbent (vs. nonabsorbent), absorptive -- (having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.); "as absorbent as a sponge")
        => 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")

Similarity of adj nonabsorbent

1 sense of nonabsorbent

Sense 1
nonabsorbent (vs. absorbent), nonabsorptive -- (not capable of absorbing or soaking up (liquids))
       => repellent, resistant -- (incapable of absorbing or mixing with; "a water-repellent fabric"; "plastic highly resistant to steam and water")

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