English adjective: captive
|1.||captive being in captivity|
|Synonyms||confined, imprisoned, jailed|
|2.||captive giving or marked by complete attention to|
|Samples||That engrossed look or rapt delight.|
Then wrapped in dreams.
So intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred.
Rapt with wonder.
Wrapped in thought.
|Synonyms||absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, intent, wrapped|
English noun: captive
|1.||captive (person) a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war|
|Broader (hypernym)||unfortunate, unfortunate person|
|Narrower (hyponym)||con, convict, detainee, hostage, inmate, internee, political detainee, political prisoner, POW, prisoner of war, surety, yard bird, yardbird|
|2.||captive (person) an animal that is confined|
|Broader (hypernym)||animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna|
|3.||captive (person) a person held in the grip of a strong emotion or passion|
|Broader (hypernym)||emotional person|