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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Preoccupation so great that the ordinary demands on attention are ignored.

Usage examples (38)
  • It may thus be defined as "something mechanical in something living," "a kind of absentmindedness on the part of life."
  • Severe absentmindedness and intrusive fearful memories.
  • He had the same fits of absentmindedness which characterized him as
  • It is, perhaps, the sort of absentmindedness that comes with genius. for more
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