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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. absent-minded

    As regards mental action, absorbed, abstracted, and preoccupied refer to the cause, absent or absent-minded to the effect. The man absorbed in one thing will appear absent in others. A preoccupied person may seem listless and thoughtless, but the really listless and thoughtless have not mental energy to be preoccupied. The absent-minded man is oblivious of ordinary matters, because his thoughts are elsewhere. One who is preoccupied is intensely busy in thought; one may be absent-minded either through intense concentration or simply through inattention, with fitful and aimless wandering of thought. Compare ABSTRACT.

    Synonyms:
    absent, absorbed, abstracted, heedless, inattentive, indifferent, listless, negligent, oblivious, preoccupied, thoughtless

    Antonyms:
    alert, attentive, on hand, prompt, ready, thoughtful, wide-awake

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. absent-minded(a)

    Synonyms:
    preoccupied, distrait, inattentive, unmindful, abstracted

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Words popularity by usage frequency

rankword
#6793absent
#13521absorbed
#24087indifferent
#25698negligent
#33501oblivious
#40280preoccupied
#41382abstracted
#63892thoughtless
#69724inattentive
#81711listless
#98935heedless

How to use absent-minded in a sentence?

  1. David Caruso:

    I love Will Danoff, he's like the absent-minded professor and he has encyclopedia knowledge of stocks, if he were to leave I would have to think very hard about leaving my assets there.

  2. Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi:

    Let the lover be disgraceful, crazy, absent-minded. Someone sober will worry about events going badly. Let the lover be.


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