absentminded


absentminded

adjective

Definition of ABSENTMINDED

1
lost in thought and unaware of one's surroundings or actions <the grieving woman was so absentminded that she left her key in the lock after opening the door>
Antonyms alert
2
inclined to forget what one has learned or to do what one should <an absentminded aunt who some years sends me two birthday checks>
Synonyms absentminded
Antonyms retentive

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