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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. lost in thought; showing preoccupation;
- Example: "an absent stare"
- Example: "an absentminded professor"
- Example: "the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence"
[syn: absent, absentminded, abstracted, scatty]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Absent-minded \Ab`sent-mind"ed\, a. Absent in mind; abstracted; preoccupied. -- Ab`sent-mind"ed*ness, n. -- Ab`sent-mind"ed*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

absentminded adj 1: lost in thought; showing preoccupation; "an absent stare"; "an absentminded professor"; "the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence" [syn: absent, absentminded, abstracted, scatty]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

63 Moby Thesaurus words for "absent-minded": Lethean, absent, absorbed, abstracted, amnestic, bemused, blocked, castle-building, converted, daydreaming, daydreamy, distracted, distrait, dreaming, dreamy, drowsing, ecstatic, elsewhere, engrossed, faraway, forgetful, forgetting, half-awake, heedless, in a reverie, in a trance, in the clouds, inadvertent, inattentive, inclined to forget, lost, lost in thought, meditative, mooning, moonraking, museful, musing, napping, nodding, oblivious, off, pensive, pipe-dreaming, preoccupied, rapt, repressed, somewhere else, stargazing, suppressed, taken up, transported, unaware, unconscious, unheedful, unheeding, unmindful, unnoticing, unobserving, unperceiving, unseeing, withdrawn, woolgathering, wrapped in thought