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Inattentive synonyms

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Not taking heed; careless; unmindful
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  1. Not taking heed; careless; unmindful
  2. Unaware, without noticing
  3. Marked by or paying little heed; unmindful or thoughtless.
Failing to give due care or attention; inattentive.
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  1. Failing to give due care or attention; inattentive.
  2. Not mindful or attentive; forgetful; heedless; careless
  3. Failing to remember or recognize something; heedless
Habitually failing to do the required thing; neglectful
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  1. Habitually failing to do the required thing; neglectful
  2. Careless, without appropriate or sufficient attention.
  3. Careless, lax, inattentive, or indifferent
  1. Distraught
  2. Suffering conflicting emotions; distraught.
  3. Unable to give proper attention to or concentrate on, as because of mental disturbance, anxiety, etc.
Not existent; lacking:
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  1. Not existent; lacking:
  2. Not present; missing:
  3. Exhibiting or feeling inattentiveness:
Absent in mind; abstracted; preoccupied; forgetful or careless due to distraction; easily distracted. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
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  1. Absent in mind; abstracted; preoccupied; forgetful or careless due to distraction; easily distracted. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
  2. Alternative form of absent-minded.
  3. Deep in thought and heedless of present circumstances or activities; preoccupied.
Removed or separated (from something)
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  1. Removed or separated (from something)
  2. Inattentive to surrounding objects; absent in mind; meditative. [First attested in the early 17th century.]
  3. Not engaged with what is going on around one; withdrawn or preoccupied.
Absent-minded; inattentive
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  1. Absent-minded; inattentive
  2. Absent-minded, troubled, distracted
  3. Inattentive or preoccupied, especially because of anxiety:
Abstracted; dreamy:
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  1. Abstracted; dreamy:
  2. Distant in time, place, degree, etc.
  3. Distant.
Absorbed in thought; engrossed.
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  1. Absorbed in thought; engrossed.
  2. Absorbed in one's thoughts
  3. Already used and therefore unavailable for further use. Used of taxonomic names.
Marked by or resulting from lack of forethought or thoroughness:
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  1. Marked by or resulting from lack of forethought or thoroughness:
  2. Done or made without enough attention, precision, etc.; not painstaking or thorough
  3. Unconcerned or indifferent; heedless:
Feeble or ineffective:
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  1. Feeble or ineffective:
  2. Weak; ineffective
  3. Careless and irresponsible:
Not taking heed; careless; unmindful
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  1. Not taking heed; careless; unmindful
  2. Marked by or paying little heed; unmindful or thoughtless.
  3. Unaware, without noticing
Lacking a sense of responsibility; incapable of or not chargeable with responsibility; unable to respond to obligation.
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  1. Lacking a sense of responsibility; incapable of or not chargeable with responsibility; unable to respond to obligation.
  2. Marked by a lack of responsibility:
  3. Said or done as by an irresponsible person
Not regarding consequences; headlong and irresponsible; rash
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  1. Not regarding consequences; headlong and irresponsible; rash
  2. Acting or done with a lack of care or caution; careless or irresponsible.
  3. Careless; heedless
Lacking thought or consideration.
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  1. Lacking thought or consideration.
  2. Not stopping to think; careless
  3. Lacking thought:
Not interested; indifferent
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  1. Not interested; indifferent
  2. Not concerned
  3. Not worried, anxious or apprehensive.
Failing to give due care or attention; inattentive.
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  1. Failing to give due care or attention; inattentive.
  2. Failing to remember or recognize something; heedless
  3. Not mindful or attentive; forgetful; heedless; careless
Lacking the ability to think; nonrational
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  1. Lacking the ability to think; nonrational
  2. Incapable of the power of thought.
  3. Without proper thought; thoughtless.
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