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English definition of “absent-minded”

absent-minded

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