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scatterbrained

adjective

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lacking in seriousness or maturity
  • a scatterbrained child who couldn't seem to pay attention or stop fooling around

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The first known use of scatterbrained was in 1747

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“Scatterbrained.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scatterbrained. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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