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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an absentminded or preoccupied manner.

Usage examples (34)
  • Mrs. Rossitur took up the magazine again abstractedly, and read –
  • She pronounced the name abstractedly, for she was surprised at the admission.
  • These last may be termed abstractedly and simply friends, the former as
  • "Ah, that is late, indeed," said the emperor abstractedly. for more
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