The boy genius Geithner turned into an absent-minded professor when he filled in his tax returns.
A rush of water spills from above, but not from the bottle of an absent-minded commuter or tipsy traveler.
"absent-minded—the citizen," muttered Barlasch, returning to the kitchen, where he resumed his seat on a chair by the open door.
Perhaps the poet heard, for he heard a great deal when absent-minded.
My mother looked down, presently, at him, and checked the absent-minded passes of her hand over Lucy's hair.
She was indifferent to all that went on, mute and absent-minded.
Thinking of him I almost talk like him in his absent-minded moments.
He lost a great deal of his former activity and was often absent-minded.
To be sure—excuse me—I am absent-minded; I do take it—that is to say, yes, I accept these lovely roses.
He came from the piano and she thanked him with an absent-minded warmth.