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English adjective: absentminded

1. absentminded lost in thought; showing preoccupation


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


Synonymsabsent, abstracted, scatty


Similarinattentive


Antonymsattentive









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