absentminded
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This word may also be spelled “absent-minded."
absentminded(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (preoccupied)
a. distraído
I was so absentminded that day that I forgot to turn off the stove.Estuve tan distraída en ese día que se me olvidó quitar la cocina.
b. despistado (habitually)
My boss is so absentminded, he forgets to take his computer to work half the time.Mi jefe es tan despistado que se le olvida llevar su computador al trabajo la mitad de las veces.
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absentminded
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. distraído(a), despistado(a)
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absent-minded [ˈæbsəntˈmaɪndɪd]
adjective
(momentarily) distraído; ausente; (habitually) despistado; distraído
an absent-minded professor un profesor despistado or distraído
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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