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English definition of “inattentive”


adjective     /ˌɪn.əˈten.tɪv/ US  /-t̬ɪv/ disapproving
not giving attention to someone or something: He was wholly inattentive to the needs of his children.Not paying attentionTreating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoring inattentively     /-li/ adverb Not paying attentionTreating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoring
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