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Synonyms for distrait

so lost in thought as to be unaware of one's surroundings

Synonyms for distrait

having the attention diverted especially because of anxiety


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Un combat et un chantier dont il faut se garder d'etre distrait ou detourne par des considerations et debats collateraux.
The bur oak in the backyard waits-- We are all out of season, unkind in our distrait.
La norme prevoit succinctement que <<[d]ans la faillite d'un trustee, le patrimoine du trust est distrait de la masse en faillite apres deduction des creances du trustee contre ce patrimoine>>.
In most forms of distrait and execution the following cannot be seized: n Such tools, books, vehicles and other items of equipment necessary to that person for use personally by him in his employment, business or vocation; n Such clothing, bedding, furniture, household equipment and provisions as are necessary for satisfying the basic domestic needs of that person and his family.
93) "Il etait la, non pas comme un catholique a-demi, distrait, ennuye .
L'influence d'outremer, en lui, a supprime, comme par un trait de plume distrait, une multitude de realites qui protestent toutes de leur arbitraire effacement (61).
On Sunday work went on as on any other day, but this day even the overseers were distrait.