Definition of abstracted
- said hello but seemed abstracted
- abstracted geometric shapes
She said hello but she seemed a bit abstracted.
the man on the train seemed somewhat abstracted, and he did indeed forget to get off at his stop
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: not paying attention to what is happening or being said : thinking of other things
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of the same or a similar kind or nature
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