absentmindedly


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Synonyms for absentmindedly

in an absentminded or preoccupied manner

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Tired of employees absentmindedly scrolling through their phones during a meeting?
Yazzie says she placed her wedding ring in a candy jar while helping her daughters carve pumpkins, and when the night became hectic she absentmindedly dumped the contents of the jar into the candy bag.
A long time ago, but those days are gone," Metta almost absentmindedly said, refusing to talk about his basketball days after being prodded.
"The worker narrated that when she reported to the recruitment agency the day following her failed departure, the agent instructed her to tell the POEA officers that the 'servant' visa was obtained on her behalf by her cousin in Dubai but she absentmindedly brought it to the airport," the statement said.
That will prevent you from absentmindedly applauding yourself on camera, which always looks tacky.
When the computer broke down, he put it away in a drawer, but this summer he absentmindedly threw out the hard drive.
Absentmindedly I thought the other chap was doing a great impression of Johnny Depp, even sounded like him!
It would still be better if staff had paid attention to what they absentmindedly stack up for sale.
It has been hectic for the last few years in our household and, as I am absentmindedly pulling up what I hope are weeds, I am reminded of the poem Leisure by William Henry Davies who was from Monmouthshire and, for the moment, am enjoying the time to stand and stare.
Summary: MADINAH: Have you ever sat at a dinner table with a person who spends most of his or her time staring into a tiny screen clacking away at tiny keyboard and absentmindedly nodding every once in a while, pretending to listen to what you are saying?
After absentmindedly eating a page out of the book, Norman wakes up inside his favourite book.
ab*sent*mind*ed*ly adverb <He absentmindedly drove past his exit.>
Kate, who now runs a well-known national driving school, said: "Father was grateful but absentmindedly folded the drawing into four and stuffed it into his jacket pocket.
While strictly correct, I assume he means the European Union's health and safety laws, absentmindedly implemented by our ineffectual politicians on the advice of our Europhile bureaucrats.
The courses are all connected by ski lifts which you can ride absentmindedly or skip completely by warping with a click of the map, but you just have to continually explore to find the next Star Point opportunities.If you're just skiing around for fun you'll still be given a grade when you complete a course.Not that it's hard to pull off tricks.