Absent-minded synonyms

ăb'sənt-mīn'dĭd
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Being preoccupied with one's thoughts rather than paying attention to reality.
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The definition of unconscious is lacking awareness or done without realizing, or it is knocked-out, sleeping or comatose.
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Removed or separated from something else:
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The definition of preoccupied is someone who is busy with or engaged in something.
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(Mathematics) Dropping some of the input's structure or properties before producing an output.
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Suffering conflicting emotions; distraught.
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Having a soft, soothing quality
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Exhibiting a lack of attention; not attentive.
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Completely involved or absorbed; rapt:
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Failing to remember or recognize something; heedless
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Absent is defined as not in attendance or missing.
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Not taking heed; careless; unmindful
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Absent-minded; inattentive
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Not aware or informed; lacking knowledge
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Marked by or resulting from carelessness; negligent:
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Of a different generation, older or younger
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Distant in time, place, degree, etc.
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Deep in thought; contemplative.
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Distantly related by blood or marriage:
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Having the qualities of a scatterbrain.
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Containing nothing; empty:
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Devoid of writing, images, or marks:
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Of or characteristic of the moon
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Very eccentric or unconventional
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Under or as if under the influence of a drug
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The definition of observant is someone who is good at noticing things, or someone who follows the rules and requirements of a particular religion.
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Attentive; awake; on guard.
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Simple past tense and past participle of absorb
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Unstudied or effortless:
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Present participle of dream.
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(Of a document) Finalized, written in large letters.
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(Idiomatic) Daydreaming; thinking about matters other than the present reality.
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(Idiomatic, informal) clueless, inattentive or careless
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Having knowledge or discernment of something:
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The definition of distraught is someone that is very troubled, confused or has gone crazy.
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So lost in thought as to be unaware of one's surroundings
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So lost in thought as to be unaware of one's surroundings
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(Medicine) That causes amnesia.
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Not paying attention
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Synonym Study

  • Inattentive implies a failure to pay attention, emphasizing such behavior as a lack of discipline
  • Distraught connotes agitation along with an inability to concentrate, specifically because of worry, grief, etc.
  • Distrait suggests inability to concentrate, often emphasizing such a condition as a mood
  • Preoccupied implies that the attention cannot be readily turned to something new because of its concern with a present matter
  • Abstracted suggests a withdrawal of the mind from the immediate present and a serious concern with some other subject
  • -MINDED51 absent-minded suggests an aimless wandering of the mind away from the immediate situation, often implying a habitual tendency of this kind the absent-minded professor
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