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English adjective: scatty

1. scatty lacking sense or discretion


SamplesHis rattlebrained crackpot ideas.
How rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for.


Synonymsrattlebrained, rattlepated, scatterbrained


Similarfoolish


Antonymswise

2. scatty lost in thought; showing preoccupation


SamplesAn absent stare.
An absentminded professor.
The scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence.


Synonymsabsent, absentminded, abstracted


Similarinattentive


Antonymsattentive









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