What does inattentive mean?

Definitions for inattentive
ˌɪn əˈtɛn tɪvinat·ten·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inattentive(adj)

    showing a lack of attention or care

    "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter"

  2. inattentive, neglectful(adj)

    not showing due care or attention

    "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter"; "neglectful parents"


  1. inattentive(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to lack of attention; not paying attention; careless.

    He was inattentive in class and did not do well in his exams.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inattentive(adj)

    not attentive; not fixing the mind on an object; heedless; careless; negligent; regardless; as, an inattentive spectator or hearer; an inattentive habit

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inattentive

    in-at-tent′iv, adj. careless, not fixing the mind to attention.—ns. Inatten′tion, Inattent′iveness.—adv. Inattent′ively.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inattentive in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inattentive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of inattentive in a Sentence

  1. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    When one cannot depart from the present or the past, the future shall be beyond their reach; they meander a path inattentive and without destination.

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