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abstracted

adjective uk   us   /æbˈstræk.tɪd/ formal
not giving attention to what is happening around you because you are thinking about something else: He gave her an abstracted glance, then returned to his book.
abstractedly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Translations of “abstracted”
in Chinese (Traditional) 心不在焉的, 出神的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 心不在焉的, 走神的…
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