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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a preoccupied manner.

Usage examples (39)
  • Even when the hairdresser absentmindedly leaves without tipping her, she believes the best of her.
  • Barry "absentmindedly" gets Hal the cereal that Hal hates.
  • "Maybe -- maybe they did it kind of absentmindedly," Pee-Wee said.
  • I absentmindedly patted the Glock in my waistband. for more
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