Definition of absentminded
- was too absentminded to notice what time it was
- Her absentminded husband forgot their anniversary.
- gave an absentminded reply
Her absentminded husband forgot their anniversary.
She did the chores in an absentminded way.
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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