abstractedly abstractedly


  • (adv) in an absentminded or preoccupied manner


  1. Career Girl Deborah greets him abstractedly.
  2. A creased, dirty raincoat is his unvarying costume; he wanders abstractedly, clutching a camera and a sackful of pointless documents.
  3. Looking professorial in his neat blue suit, Bob Taft was talking matter-of-factly, almost abstractedly, as if he were speaking across a committee table.
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untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /