absent-mindedness


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Synonyms for absent-mindedness

Synonyms for absent-mindedness

the condition of being so lost in solitary thought as to be unaware of one's surroundings

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Texting, the researchers found, led to far more dangerous driving, while a "sixth sense" appeared to protect those suffering emotional upset or absent-mindedness.
However, regardless of when and with what seemingly trivial display of absent-mindedness it may have begun manifesting itself, there's no denying the heart-breaking nature of Campbell's condition or the unfaltering stoicism with which it's been faced by the star.
How appropriate it seems, then, that Eden seemed in 1956 to have sealed the fate of that empire in a similar fit of absent-mindedness.
Behind the absent-mindedness, the brain is whirring away, figuring it all out.
Think Columbo behind the absent-mindedness, the brain is whirring away figuring it all out.
Research by the Alzheimer's Society suggests many people in the North-east are confused over what could be a sign of dementia and what is more likely to be general absent-mindedness.
You could be forgiven, in a moment of absent-mindedness, for feeling you were surrounded by enormous corporate logos, or Lego blocks.
MANY people are confused over what could be a sign of dementia and what is more likely to be general absent-mindedness, research shows.
THE Welsh public remains confused about the difference between dementia and general absent-mindedness, a survey has found.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today it has developed a technology to detect absent-mindedness and other cognitive distractions in drivers when their vehicles are traveling straight, using a type of machine-learning algorithm known as deep learning.
The same thing makes us mad or delirious, dreadful and fearful, whether by night or by day, brings sleeplessness, inopportune mistakes, aimless anxieties, absent-mindedness.
Her adorable friendliness and absent-mindedness make her a heroine to cheer for.
Recurrent momentary bouts of forgetfulness and absent-mindedness are not the first signs of dementia for most people, a reassuring new study suggests.
Comments by bloggers were highly appreciative of the pilot for his "compassionate and graceful behaviour" and harshly critical of the passenger for his "lack of responsibility and shocking absent-mindedness.
However, a disciplined mind will program your body to manage external and internal stress, thereby reducing mental fatigue and lowering cases of absent-mindedness.