Synonyms for distrait

Grammar : Adj
Spell : dih-strey; French dees-tre
Phonetic Transcription : dɪˈstreɪ; French disˈtrɛ

Définition of distrait

  • adj absent-minded
Example sentences :
  • On the way the doctor was distrait, Gracie having most of the talking to do herself.
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • As it happened, she only found him distrait, and that interested her.
  • Extract from : « The Incomplete Amorist » by E. Nesbit
  • Monmouth paced up and down with his hand to his forehead like one distrait.
  • Extract from : « Micah Clarke » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • He was said to be distrait; to be smoking his cigarettes furiously.
  • Extract from : « Ruggles of Red Gap » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • "Monsieur is distrait, it appears," she said, mischievously.
  • Extract from : « Fort Amity » by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • He started down the first great incline, distrait, sorely troubled.
  • Extract from : « Terry » by Charles Goff Thomson
  • When Cunningham saw that Jane was distrait 180 he made no attempt to pull her out of it.
  • Extract from : « The Pagan Madonna » by Harold MacGrath
  • She did not like being spoken to outside the college, and was also distrait about her basket.
  • Extract from : « The Longest Journey » by E. M. Forster
  • He was continually drifting into reveries, abstracted, distrait.
  • Extract from : « The Octopus » by Frank Norris
  • At breakfast he was distrait—so much so that his wife asked him what was the matter.
  • Extract from : « The Denver Express » by A. A. Hayes

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