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    • US Pronunciation
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    • UK Pronunciation
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    • /ˌæb.sentˈmɑ.ɪn.dɪd.nəs/
    • /ˌæb.sentˈmɑ.ɪn.dɪd.nəs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˌæb.sentˈmɑ.ɪn.dɪd.nəs/

Definition of absentmindedness word

  • noun absentmindedness Alternative form of absent-mindedness. 1

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Parts of speech for Absentmindedness


absentmindedness popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 94% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 74% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for absentmindedness

noun absentmindedness

  • preoccupation — the state of being preoccupied.
  • absorption — The absorption of a liquid, gas, or other substance is the process of it being soaked up or taken in.
  • abstraction — An abstraction is a general idea rather than one relating to a particular object, person, or situation.
  • distraction — the act of distracting.
  • dreaminess — of the nature of or characteristic of dreams; visionary.

Antonyms for absentmindedness

noun absentmindedness

  • attentiveness — characterized by or giving attention; observant: an attentive audience.
  • heed — to give careful attention to: He did not heed the warning.
  • mindfulness — the state or quality of being mindful or aware of something.
  • remembering — to recall to the mind by an act or effort of memory; think of again: I'll try to remember the exact date.
  • nightmare — a terrifying dream in which the dreamer experiences feelings of helplessness, extreme anxiety, sorrow, etc.

Top questions with absentmindedness

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