absentmindedness absentmindedness

Definition(s):

  • (n) preoccupation so great that the ordinary demands on attention are ignored

Usage(s):

  1. The famous absentmindedness, so jolly in his later years, was not so benign when it came to human contact.
  2. This is something that bothers me very much: absentmindedness about people.
  3. His absentmindedness was the talk of the campus.

News

  • Alzheimer's Association to hold class on early memory loss

    A class titled "Aging, Absentmindedness and Alzheimer's Disease: What you need to know" will be held from 1 to 3p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Alzheimer's Association office, 21 Lower Ragsdale Drive, Monterey.
    on September 10, 2013     Source: The Monterey County Herald

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ambivalent ambivalent
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