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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
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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 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 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 ...
by Dale Erwin, Tessa Fedele
absent-mindedness n. sbariamiento.
Chambers Pocket Dictionary (1992)
— absent-mindedness. absentee n a person who is not present ...
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