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Definition of the noun Absent-mindedness
What does Absent-mindedness mean as a name of something?
- The characteristic or state of being easily distracted or preoccupied.
- synonym: absence of mind
Absent-mindedness is where a person shows inattentive or forgetful behaviour.
- also known as 放心
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Absent-mindedness
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Abnormal Psychology (1910)
by Isador Henry Coriat
Now all absent-minded acts are temporary; absent-mindedness is a special condition of consciousness, for we do not habitually go about in an absent- minded state. All absent-minded acts seem to be spontaneously dissociated experiences.
Finite Perfection (1985)
Reflections on Virtue by Michael A. Weinstein
Indeed, absent-mindedness is a state of personal consciousness that is not self- consciously conscious and, therefore, not aware of its personal character: it is an experiential support for Jean-Paul Sartre's thesis that there is a prereflective ...
by Annette Kujawski Taylor Ph.D.
Absent-mindedness explains why there are some successful programs as well as other external memory aids whose sole function is to remind people of important dates and appointments. Although absent-mindedness is an oft- used term, ...
by Irving B. Weiner, W. Edward Craighead
ABSENT-MINDEDNESS. (See. Attention. Lapses). ACADEMIC. ACHIEVEMENT. There also is no automatic relationship between achievement and ability (e.g., verbal, spatial). Students with similar abilities do not achieve at similar levels ...
Heinemann English Dictionary (2001)
by Martin Manser
Word Family absent-mindedly adverb; absent-mindedness noun. absinth noun also absinthe a strong drink made with wormwood. absolute (ab-sa-loot) adjective complete, perfect or unlimited: The day was an absolute success. a The dictator ...
Law Dictionary (1986)
Fachwoerterbuch der anglo-amerikanischen Rechtssprache einschliesslich wirtschaftlicher und politischer Begriffe by Dora von Beseler, Barbara Jacobs-Wüstefeld
unachtsam, unaufmerksam absent-mindedness Geistesabwesenheit/ absolute P absolut, eigenmächtig, unabhängig, unbeschränkt, unumschränkt; S vollabsolute kommen, vollständig; zwingend, rechtskräftig; endgültig, bedingungslos, ...
A Dictionary of Law (2015)
by Jonathan Law
by Sidney L. Landau
inattention, wandering, diversion, absent-mindedness. concept n. idea, thought, opinion, notion, conception, view, impression, image, construct, reification, conjecture, conviction, consideration, view, supposition, precept. conception n.
by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero
Absent-mindedness. 2. Daydreaming. aphonia (a-fo' -ni-a): Loss of voice from a cause other than a cerebral lesion. May be due to organic causes such as disease or injury to the larynx, or to psychosomatic causes. CONVERSION A. voice ...
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