Synonyms for absent-mindedness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ab-suhnt-mahyn-did
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæb səntˈmaɪn dɪd

Définition of absent-mindedness

  • noun preoccupation
Example sentences :
  • His eccentricity was a combination of absent-mindedness and irritability.
  • Extract from : « The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2) » by Harry Furniss
  • You said that absent-mindedness was a love symptom, so I just got to thinkin', that's all.
  • Extract from : « Cy Whittaker's Place » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • He did, there was no doubt of that, but I did not believe it was his work which caused the absent-mindedness.
  • Extract from : « The Rise of Roscoe Paine » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • And my absent-mindedness was visible to Fifanti when I came to my studies with him later.
  • Extract from : « The Strolling Saint » by Raphael Sabatini
  • But his heart was not in the work, and his friends noted his absent-mindedness.
  • Extract from : « Dave Porter At Bear Camp » by Edward Stratemeyer
  • It is not offended at your absent-mindedness, nor jealous if you turn to other pleasures.
  • Extract from : « Pearls of Thought » by Maturin M. Ballou
  • His absent-mindedness was a source of laughter among his sons and sons-in-law.
  • Extract from : « A Son of the Middle Border » by Hamlin Garland
  • He is remembered by the professors he sat under chiefly for his absent-mindedness.
  • Extract from : « Revolution and Other Essays » by Jack London
  • But at times they did chaff him about his absent-mindedness, and the far-away look in his eyes.
  • Extract from : « The Chief of the Ranges » by H. A. Cody
  • I acknowledge that your absent-mindedness has been providential.
  • Extract from : « In Search of the Castaways » by Jules Verne

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