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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Preoccupied to the point of failure to respond to ordinary demands on the attention.

Usage examples (37)
  • I reminded him of the fact. Yes, yes, I am a little absent-minded in such matters.
  • He looked troubled and absent-minded, and, when Miss
  • "He's so absent-minded," said Laura sympathetically.
  • "Walkin 'along the creek, sort of absent-minded like." for more
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