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absent

adjective absorbed, abstracted, astray, away, bare, bemused, blank, deficient, devoid, elsewhere, flown, gone, heedless, lost, missing, not present, nowhere to be found, null and void, preoccupied, vacant, vacuous, wanting
Associated concepts: absent intent, absent malice, absent the elements of a crime, new trial based on absence of an accused, counsel, evidence, absent witness
See also: lost, oblivious, truant, vacuous
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With so much equipment to carry, Rhys absentmindedly left his fishing box and contents behind when he climbed into his mum's car after a day's fishing at Caerphilly Castle moat on Saturday.
Yeah, " he responded absentmindedly, "You couldn't do me a favour though and put in a word at Hartlepool, I hear there is a job available.
While some flick absentmindedly through magazines for ideas on what to spend their money, others are starving or enduring miserable working conditions.
Yazzie says she placed her wedding ring in a candy jar while helping her daughters carve pumpkins, and when the night became hectic she absentmindedly dumped the contents of the jar into the candy bag.
A long time ago, but those days are gone," Metta almost absentmindedly said, refusing to talk about his basketball days after being prodded.
When the computer broke down, he put it away in a drawer, but this summer he absentmindedly threw out the hard drive.
Absentmindedly I thought the other chap was doing a great impression of Johnny Depp, even sounded like him
It would still be better if staff had paid attention to what they absentmindedly stack up for sale.
With this in mind be careful that you are not absentmindedly leading someone on please.
CAPRICORN (Dec 22/Jan 20): It seems someone from your past is not yet ready to let go of you this weekend so be careful you've not been absentmindedly leading someone on recently.
Summary: MADINAH: Have you ever sat at a dinner table with a person who spends most of his or her time staring into a tiny screen clacking away at tiny keyboard and absentmindedly nodding every once in a while, pretending to listen to what you are saying?
Absentmindedly answering the door when wearing only a nightgown.