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  1. absent-minded(Adjective)

    absent in mind; abstracted; preoccupied; forgetful or careless due to distraction; easily distracted

    It took the absent-minded man twenty minutes to find his glasses on top of his head.

  2. Origin: First attested in 1810.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Absent-minded(adj)

    absent in mind; abstracted; preoccupied


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of absent-minded in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of absent-minded in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi:

    Let the lover be disgraceful, crazy, absent-minded. Someone sober will worry about events going badly. Let the lover be.

  2. David Caruso:

    I love Will Danoff, he's like the absent-minded professor and he has encyclopedia knowledge of stocks, if he were to leave I would have to think very hard about leaving my assets there.

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