HyperDic: absentminded

English > 1 sense of the word absentminded:
ADJECTIVEallabsentminded, absent, abstracted, scattylost in thought
English > absentminded: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningLost in thought; showing preoccupation.
Example "an absentminded professor"
Synonymsabsent, abstracted, scatty
Broaderinattentiveshowing a lack of attention or care
Spanishabstraído, ausente, despistado, distraído, encantado, ido
Catalanabsent, despistat, distret, encantat
Nounsabsentmindednesspreoccupation so great that the ordinary demands on attention are ignored
Adverbsabsentmindedlyin an absentminded or preoccupied manner

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