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  • adj

Synonyms for absentminded

lost in thought

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According to a report in Saturday's edition of Okaz, the woman has become fed up with her husband's absentminded ways.
It looks like good news for absentminded consumers 'duped' into picking up the own-label version of their favourite summertime elixir.
Professor Beard, who came across it while researching humour in the ancient world for a book on the subject, said most of the jokes were categorised into various themes including 'the absentminded professor' and 'the charlatan prophet'.
Join the ocean-sized adventure of the curious clownfish Nemo, his overprotective father Marlin and their absentminded yet loveable pal Dory as Disney On Ice immerses you in a vibrant aquatic world in Disney On Ice presents Disney/Pixar's Finding Nemo.
Lawyer John Loudon, representing owners Belhaven Brewers', blamed an absentminded legal assistant for forgetting to log the renewal.
The absentminded professors, the gifted writers who cannot spell, the engineers who cannot stand up and speak at meetings--these are people who are skilled in some areas but may be affected by learning disabilities that hamper their communication, memory or focus, and they constitute some 20 percent of the US population.
The seeds we found would certainly have grown fast in the recent rain, had they not been forgotten by an absentminded passenger.
I was busy and a bit absentminded when I agreed to check out the first couple of boxes of .
The absentminded woman driver parked high on a hillside without setting her brakes and walked away.
Beautiful 17-year-old Alicia seems to have been abducted, and there are all too many suspects, from her ex-boyfriend to her stepfather, her biological father, the derelict Driftwood Doug, and an absentminded butterfly collector.