Meaning of “inattentive” in the English Dictionary

"inattentive" in British English

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inattentiveadjective

uk /ˌɪn.əˈten.tɪv/ us /ˌɪn.əˈten.t̬ɪv/ disapproving

(Definition of “inattentive” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inattentive" in American English

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inattentiveadjective

us /ˌɪn·əˈten·tɪv/

not listening to what is being said or giving your attention to what is happening:

Barbara has been inattentive in class lately.

(Definition of “inattentive” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)