abstractedly :

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  • r  in an absentminded or preoccupied manner

  • Career Girl Deborah greets him abstractedly.
  • At one point, an elderly extra, abstractedly scratching her stomach, turned to one of the actresses and said: "Hey, didja ever see so many characters in one place?".
  • A creased, dirty raincoat is his unvarying costume; he wanders abstractedly, clutching a camera and a sackful of pointless documents.

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