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Definition of the noun absentmindedness

What does absentmindedness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: absentmindednesses

  1. preoccupation so great that the ordinary demands on attention are ignored

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Google previewSlave of Desire (2002)

Sex, Love, and Death in The 1001 Nights by Daniel E. Beaumont

one's pledge, and one is tempted to say to him, "Fidelity is beautiful, but absentmindedness is a rotten shame." Bencheikh calls Aziz's "no-show" a transgression of "the will of moral, juridical and social authority."1" Being lovesick 146 SLAVE ...

Google previewChicago Law Journal Weekly (1896)

Here is a true story about Levy Mayer which demonstrates that absentmindedness is an affliction not only of poets and inventors, but of the disciples of Blackstone as well. Mr. Mayer entered Judge Baker's Court late one afternoon after the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Brain and Brain Disorders (2001)

by Carol Turkington, Joseph Harris

absentmindedness Failure to register information because ...

Google previewThe Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology (2010)

by Irving B. Weiner, W. Edward Craighead

This sort of definition of attention lapse has the advantage of specifying research paradigms as well as relating absentmindedness to the important practical issue of understanding cognitive and action failures during instrumental tasks ...

Google previewDictionary of Psychology (2014)

by Mike Cardwell

action slips: these are most commonly referred to as absentmindedness, but are examples of attentional failure. Using evidence from diary accounts, the typical ...

Google previewThe Routledge International Encyclopedia of Education (2013)

by Gary McCulloch, David Crook

Diagnostic criteria for inattentiveness include an inability to focus or sustain effort and forgetfulness or absentmindedness.

Google previewThe Comprehensive Dictionary of Patron Saints (2014)

by Pablo Ricardo Quintana

Guadalupe Abruzzi, Italy - Gabriel Possenti Absam, Austria – OLOT Window Pane Absentmindedness [A] – Thomas of Villanueva Abundant Table, An - 1 Body.

Google previewA Dictionary of Pratical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

cured a girl, 16, sanguine, well grown, who at eight began to have fits of absentmindedness at irregular intervals. At twelve menstruation commenced; at fourteen epileptic seizures, having no relation to the menstrual periods. The fits were ...

Google previewTulu-English Dictionary (1886)

by A. Männer

025'" - dotage, senility; absentmindedness. _M25 a small, red kind of ant. _sa premature ...

Google previewStandard Encyclopedia of Necessary Knowledge (1904)

10 Great Books in 1 Vol by Ferdinand Ellsworth Cary

It is a fact, however, that with all the good guides; 2, foolhardiness; 3, vanity and the spirit of emulation; 4, carelessness; 5, want of experience; 6, absentmindedness; 7, false economy on food or necessaries; 8, injudicious use of alcohol; 9, ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3S1E1N1T1M3I1N1D2E1D2N1E1S1S1

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