Definitions for absentlyˈæb sənt li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ab•sent•lyˈæb sənt li(adv.)

  1. inattentively.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. absently, abstractedly, inattentively, absentmindedly(adverb)

    in an absentminded or preoccupied manner

    "he read the letter absently"


  1. absently(Adverb)

    In an absent or abstracted manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Absently(adverb)

    in an absent or abstracted manner


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