Synonyms for absentminded

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

Définition of absentminded

Origin :
  • also absent-minded, "preoccupied," 1810, from absent + minded. Related: Absentmindedly; absentmindedness.
  • adj inattentive
Example sentences :
  • He was, therefore, absentminded, to a degree that made no end of gossip.
  • Extract from : « Eben Holden » by Irving Bacheller
  • How did absentminded beggar's concluding testimonial conclude?
  • Extract from : « Ulysses » by James Joyce
  • But how will you bear an absentminded man who, if he happens to see you, will kill you?
  • Extract from : « The Man Who Was Thursday » by G. K. Chesterton
  • This too he seemed to give profound yet (if such a thing may be) absentminded attention.
  • Extract from : « The Story of Louie » by Oliver Onions
  • It was with an absentminded nod that he acquiesced in the man's announcement that he might arrange about the boat for him.
  • Extract from : « The Black Bag » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • He gave her an absentminded squeezing of the hand nearest him by way of answer without lifting his eyes from his book.
  • Extract from : « The Heart of Arethusa » by Francis Barton Fox
  • Should have remembered to bring a flashlight, but he was old and absentminded, and there was no one to remind him.
  • Extract from : « The Chapter Ends » by Poul William Anderson
  • The young man recovered himself from his absentminded stare in the direction Grace had taken, with a frank laugh.
  • Extract from : « Dr. Breen's Practice » by William Dean Howells

Antonyms for absentminded

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