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Origin of absent-minded
SYNONYMS FOR absent-minded
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OTHER WORDS FROM absent-mindedab·sent-mind·ed·ly, adverbab·sent-mind·ed·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for absent-minded
A rush of water spills from above, but not from the bottle of an absent-minded commuter or tipsy traveler.Leaky Ceilings, Catcalls, and Uncaged Pythons: 4 Hours on NYC’s Worst Subway|Kevin Zawacki|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The boy genius Geithner turned into an absent-minded professor when he filled in his tax returns.
He is moody, and absent-minded, and—and hasty, and he settles to nothing.A Change of Air|Anthony Hope
"I'm afraid I've been absent-minded," she began, remembering how often William had brought this charge against her.Night and Day|Virginia Woolf
If they found him absent-minded they excused him since he was the famous mental specialist whom everybody was proud to know.The Wolves of God|Algernon Blackwood
My mistress is so absent-minded that I know her heart is filled with longing for somebody.The Little Clay Cart|(Attributed To) King Shudraka
A propos of his bursting into a wrong bedroom he says: "I am absent-minded, you know."Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks