implies a failure to pay attention, emphasizing such behavior as a lack of discipline
connotes agitation along with an inability to concentrate, specifically because of worry, grief, etc.
suggests inability to concentrate, often emphasizing such a condition as a mood
implies that the attention cannot be readily turned to something new because of its concern with a present matter
suggests a withdrawal of the mind from the immediate present and a serious concern with some other subject
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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