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Meaning of “absently” - Learner’s Dictionary

absently

adverb     /ˈæbsəntli/
without thinking about what you are doing: He stared absently at the television screen.Not paying attentionTreating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoring
Translations of “absently”
in Chinese (Traditional) 心不在焉的, 出神的…
in Russian рассеянно…
in Turkish düşünmeden, rastgele…
in Chinese (Simplified) 心不在焉的, 走神的…
in Polish bezmyślnie, tępo…
(Definition of absently from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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