Definition of unfocused
1 : not adjusted to a focus
2 : not concentrated on one point or objective unfocused rage
Examples of unfocused in a Sentence
an unfocused approach to studying
Your essay seems unfocused and unclear.
She has lots of unfocused energy.
Recent Examples of unfocused from the Web
There is the ever-unfolding Russia scandal, and whatever distraction has emerged from the president’s Twitter feed in the past 24 hours, but also an increasingly unfocused and confusing discussion of health care in our mainstream dialogue.
The shakeup would cap off Spicer's tumultuous six-month tenure at the White House podium, which made him not only one of the administration's most prominent personalities, but also the face of the White House's unfocused messaging strategy.
This might seem unfocused, but Alex G manages to unite all of this thematically in one record.
What emerges is a curiously unfocused portrait of a scattered and aimless young woman.
The man being wheeled down the hall is sitting partially upright, eyes open and alert if a bit watery and unfocused.
Now Trump’s often unfocused belligerence opens the door for Chinese President Xi Jinping to posture himself as the new enlightened global hegemon.
In Cleveland, by contrast, the broadcast and cable networks routinely cut away from the speakers, in part because their remarks were often unfocused.
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First Known Use of unfocused
UNFOCUSED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unfocused for English Language Learners
: not relating to or directed toward one specific thing (such as a particular goal or task)
: not looking at anything specific
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