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Definition of the adjective absent-minded

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adjective - degrees: more absent-minded / most absent-minded

  1. absent in mind; abstracted; preoccupied; forgetful or careless due to distraction; easily distracted


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Google previewLogic of Repertories (2002)

by J. B. D. Castro

Absent-minded means lost in thought so as not to pay attention towards what is going around one, whereas forgetful means unable to recall something previously known to the mind because of weak memory. So, it is clear that the knowledge ...

Google previewFurther Talks on the Knowledge of Life (2005)

by Witness Lee

The expression absent-minded means that the heart is inactive: a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous (1891)

Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology by Richard Soule

Absent-minded, a. Abstracted, preoccupied. See ABSENT. Absent one's self. Be not present, stay away, keep away, keep aloof, hold aloof ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Slang and Colloquial English (1905)

Abridged from the Seven-volume Work, Entitled: Slang and Its Analogues by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley

Absent-minded Beggar. Tommy Atkins ( q. v. ): popularised by Kipling's verses in aid of the wives and children of soldiers serving in South Africa dor- ing the Boer War. Absit. Every undergraduate wishing to leave Cambridge for a whole day, ...

Google previewThe Desk Standard Dictionary of the English Language (1919)

by James Champlin Fernald, Frank H. Vizetelly

One who Is preoccupied Is Intensely busy in thought; one may be absent-minded simply through Inattention, with fitful and aimless wandering of ...

Google previewIrish-English/English-Irish Easy Reference Dictionary (2000)

by The Educational Company of Ireland

abrupt adj giorraisc, grod acceleration abscess п caspa abscond 'U êalalgll, гейш absence n êag'mais, caspa, neamhláithrcacht absent adjas lálhâlr, neamhláithreach absentee п neamhláithrí absent-minded adj dearmadach absolutely adj ...

Google previewDictionary: English-Neapolitan; Neapolitan-English (2014)

by Dale Erwin, Tessa Fedele

absent-minded adj. scurdariello, stuoteco; to be ~ tené é ccervelle scaurate.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

absent-minded (ab'sent-min"ded), a. Characterized by absence of mind (see absence); inattentive to or forgetful of one's immediate surroundings. absent- mindedness ...

Google previewMehri Lexicon (2012)

by T. M. Johnstone

absent-minded or blank-eyed state sódeh (£dhāgāt) abundant, be keter (kéter) abuse seb (séb) acacia dewäft ...

Google previewThe Disney Song Encyclopedia (2009)

by Thomas S. Hischak, Mark A. Robinson

The Absent-Minded Professor ...

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