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Definition of absent-mindedness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

absent-mindedness

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌæbsənt ˈmaɪndɪdnəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌæbsənt ˈmaɪndɪdnəs//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a tendency to forget things, especially because you are not thinking about what is around you, but about something else