I was at the moment so absent minded that I did not grasp what she was after—but she repeated "afe!"
Didn't he have manners enough to respect a girl who was just absent minded?
But Mamma Wibblewobble was absent minded, so we must excuse her.
Mrs. Morris sat on the hall chair, patting me as I rubbed against her, in rather an absent minded way.
I try to forget that red thatch ...