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absent-mindedadjective

uk   /ˌæb.səntˈmaɪn.dɪd/ us   /ˌæb.səntˈmaɪn.dɪd/
absent-mindedly
adverb uk   /ˌæb.səntˈmaɪn.dɪd.li/ us   /ˌæb.səntˈmaɪn.dɪd.li/
She absent-mindedly left her umbrella on the bus.
absent-mindedness
noun [U] uk   /ˌæb.səntˈmaɪn.dɪd.nəs/ us   /ˌæb.səntˈmaɪn.dɪd.nəs/
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absent-mindedadjective

us   /ˈæb·sənt ˈmɑɪn·dɪd/
likely to forget things, esp. because you do not give your attention to what is happening
(Definition of absent-minded from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “absent-minded”
in Arabic شارِد الذِّهن…
in Korean 잘 잊어버리는, 딴데 정신이 팔린…
in Portuguese distraído…
in Catalan distret…
in Japanese ぼんやりした, 上の空の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 心不在焉的, 健忘的…
in Turkish unutkan…
in Russian рассеянный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 心不在焉的, 健忘的…
in Italian distratto…
in Polish roztargniony…
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