Thesaurus / inattentive
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There’ll be a cause of it, and there’ll be a vehicle code attached to the cause, if it’s inattentive driving or whatever the case may be.
TIGER WOODS WILL NOT FACE CHARGES, SHERIFF SAYS, AS INVESTIGATION INTO CRASH CONTINUESADAM KILGOREFEBRUARY 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He’s also a philandering husband and inattentive father to his two adult daughters.
There came but one thing to grieve the tempers of our members—the service was slip-shod, inattentive, vile.
Who else would be as charmingly unconscious and inattentive as this American vagabond!
TWO MEN OF SANDY BARBRET HARTE
The Chamber sat still out of respect, but as a fact the members were inattentive.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
Again, those thus affected are quite as likely to be the dull or inattentive as the studious.
THE EDUCATION OF AMERICAN GIRLSANNA CALLENDER BRACKETT
England, though apparently apathetic and inactive, was not inattentive to the situation.
ORIGIN OF THE ANGLO-BOER WAR REVEALED (2ND ED.)C. H. THOMAS
Must be delivered to-night or never; so worked it off, speaking for an hour in almost empty and sadly inattentive House.
Mrs. Deering, bent above a pile of dis-collared shirts, shook an inattentive head.
TALES OF MEN AND GHOSTSEDITH WHARTON
Managers will be obstinate; actors are bent on display—the audience is inattentive and unruly.
THE BRIDE OF MESSINAFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
WORDS RELATED TO INATTENTIVE
- on the surface
- tip of the iceberg
- caught napping
- deaf to
- in a daze
- not all there
- not cognizant
- out cold
- out of it
- out to lunch
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