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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an absentminded or preoccupied manner.

Usage examples (38)
  • He stopped: really she listened too inattentively.
  • I sketched inattentively along the margins of my homework.
  • "Pays to bring it out, does it?" asked Hilda, inattentively, copying her letter.
  • Although I smiled and chatted whenever I went in I was treated rudely and inattentively. for more
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