To be immersed in something is to be completely surrounded by it. You can be immersed in a bathtub, a pool, or the ocean.

  • She was so immersed in the book that she didn't notice the thief until it was too late.

  • The students were so immersed in the lesson that they didn't hear the alarm go off.

Definition of immersed


To put under the surface of a liquid; to dunk.


To involve or engage deeply.


To map into an immersion.


Under the surface of a liquid; sunk.


Deeply involved.

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Example Sentences for immersed

  • 1

    It takes total immersion in the subject.

  • 2

    In other words, it was immersion, not submersion.

  • 3

    The beaters are immersed in the food to be mixed.

  • 4

    The effect was visceral and totally immersive.

  • 5

    The proxy is then immersed briefly in the water.

  • 6

    As hundreds wail, the victim's ashes immersed.

  • 7

    It is the custom of the community to immerse at least twice.

  • 8

    Immersion appears to be used in the majority of cases.

  • 9

    He's deeply immersed in the technicalities of administrivia.

  • 10

    The Immersion Room is the new trend in telepresence.