Definition of absentminded adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    absentminded

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˌæbsəntˈmaɪndəd//
     
     
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  1. 1tending to forget things, perhaps because you are not thinking about what is around you, but about something else synonym forgetful
  2. 2 Grandpa's becoming very absentminded.
absentmindedly
 
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NAmE//ˌæbsəntˈmaɪndədli//
 
adverb She absentmindedly twisted a strand of hair around her fingers.
absentmindedness
 
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NAmE//ˌæbsəntˈmaɪndədnəs//
 
noun [uncountable]