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absent-minded

adjective uk   us   /ˌæb.səntˈmaɪn.dɪd/
Someone who is absent-minded often forgets things or does not pay attention to what is happening near them because they are thinking about other things.
absent-mindedly
adverb uk   us   /ˌæb.səntˈmaɪn.dɪd.li/
She absent-mindedly left her umbrella on the bus.
absent-mindedness
noun [U] uk   us   /ˌæb.səntˈmaɪn.dɪd.nəs/
Translations of “absent-minded”
in Korean 잘 잊어버리는, 딴데 정신이 팔린…
in Arabic شارِد الذِّهن…
in Portuguese distraído…
in Catalan distret…
in Japanese ぼんやりした, 上の空の…
in Italian distratto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 心不在焉的, 健忘的…
in Russian рассеянный…
in Turkish unutkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 心不在焉的, 健忘的…
in Polish roztargniony…
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