inattentive

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adjective in·at·ten·tive \ˌi-nə-ˈten-tiv\

Definition of inattentive

  1. :  not attentive :  not paying attention

inattentively

adverb

inattentiveness

noun

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First Known Use of inattentive

1692


INATTENTIVE Defined for Kids

inattentive

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adjective in·at·ten·tive \ˌi-nə-ˈten-tiv\

Definition of inattentive for Students

  1. :  not paying attention an inattentive student

inattentively

adverb


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