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Definition of inattentive adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

inattentive

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌɪnəˈtɛntɪv//
 
(disapproving)
 
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not paying attention to something or someone an inattentive pupil inattentive to something/somebody inattentive to the needs of others opposite attentive
inattentively
 
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adverb
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