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Definition of the adjective absent-minded

What does absent-minded mean as an attribute of a noun?

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 previewEncyclopedia of Human Memory [3 volumes] (2013)

by Annette Kujawski Taylor Ph.D.

Even though most people probably have not thought about what causes absent- mindedness, many people come up with useful techniques to help prevent themselves from being absent-minded. For instance, after missing one anniversary, ...

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

absent-minded. aboriginal adj. 1 existing in a land from the earliest times or from before the arrival of colonists. 2 (Aboriginal) relating to the original peoples of Australia. n. 1 an inhabitant of a land from the earliest times. 2 (Aboriginal) a ...

Google previewA Franz Kafka Encyclopedia (2005)

by Richard T. Gray

"Zerstreutes Hinausschaun" ("Absent-Minded Window-Gazing"), " Der Nachhauseweg" ("The Way Home"), "Die Voriiberlaufenden" ("Passers-by"), ...

Google previewJunior School Dictionary (2002)

by Linsay Knight, Andrew Delahunty

noun absence noun absently adverb absent-minded adjective vague or forgetful Word Family: absent-mindedly adverb absent- mindedness noun Similar Meaning: inattentiye, preoccupied absolute ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions (1891)

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 previewDictionary of Upriver Halkomelem (2009)

by Brent Douglas Galloway

absent-minded (be) absent-minded, forgetful:: q'tha:mtem < q'tha:m. abstain to abstain from food, to fast, starve 0neself:: xwothet < xwa. abstract that (abstract subordinating c0njunction):: ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's American Sign Language Dictionary (2008)

by Elaine Costello

absent-minded adj.

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between Samal Island
and myself

a moon sitting
on the sea
a golden sheen
like a pedestal
of light

and then
a big ship passes by
my view

i hear no sound
absent minded
i am always thinking
about someone else

always far from me (Ric S. Bastasa)
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