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synonyms for distrait

  • a million miles away
  • abstracted
  • distracted
  • dreamy
  • inattentive
  • lost in thought
  • preoccupied
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How to use distrait in a sentence

"I've noticed Wade has been a little distrait for some time," Raed observed.
LEFT ON LABRADORCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
It is not surprising, therefore, that he should be nervous and distrait when he reappeared; but Dacre soon put him at ease.
THE TERMS OF SURRENDERLOUIS TRACY
Katherine was neither preoccupied nor distrait, or unamused even by the small accidents and absurdities of travel.
THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
Irene was grave and distrait this morning, with a chilly reserve about her that did not court lover-like advances.
GUY KENMORE'S WIFE AND THE ROSE AND THE LILYMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
She still sat at the tea table, but all having been served, she was idle and a little distrait.
THE COME BACKCAROLYN WELLS
Annabel stood at the right hand of the Duchess, but was strangely distrait and silent.
I, THOU, AND THE OTHER ONEAMELIA EDITH HUDDLESTON BARR
Marcia was fortunately at home, and I noticed at once that she was looking rather down in the mouth, and was very distrait.
THE SILVER BUTTERFLYMRS. WILSON WOODROW
Lonely and distrait Bee wandered about the house the next day unable to settle down to anything.
BEE AND BUTTERFLYLUCY FOSTER MADISON
Perhaps not, if I were cool and kept my eyes open; but to-night I am distrait, and should be as defenceless as yourself.
IN THE DAYS OF MY YOUTHAMELIA ANN BLANDFORD EDWARDS
She grew distrait, monosyllabic, sat for long intervals staring absently into the gloom beyond the windowpane.
NORTH OF FIFTY-THREEBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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tridentnoun | [trahyd-nt ]SEE DEFINITION