Definition of inattentive adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

inattentive

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌɪnəˈtentɪv//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪnəˈtentɪv//
 
(disapproving)
 
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not paying attention to something/somebody an inattentive pupil inattentive to something/somebody inattentive to the needs of others opposite attentive
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