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See definition of inattentively on Dictionary.com
  • as incarelessly
  • as inunconsciously

synonyms for inattentively

  • haphazardly
  • hastily
  • irresponsibly
  • negligently
  • nonchalantly
  • sloppily
  • incautiously
  • neglectfully
  • offhandedly
  • rashly
  • thoughtlessly
  • unconcernedly
  • unmindfully
  • without care
  • without concern
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How to use inattentively in a sentence

Can I let any piece of my work be done carelessly or inattentively, when I know that it is being done expressly for Him?
EDUCATION AS SERVICEJ. KRISHNAMURTI
"That's enough," said Warble, inattentively, and she danced down stairs to freeze out her caller.
PTOMAINE STREETCAROLYN WELLS
"You may well say so, ma'am," Captain Branscome answered, but inattentively.
POISON ISLANDARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH (Q)
As she sat there, so inattentively turning the pages of her book, the foreboding sense of some approaching drama flooded the room.
THE CATHEDRALSIR HUGH WALPOLE
And I laughed in my sleeve, as I listened inattentively to what she was saying to persuade me.
THE WORKS OF GUY DE MAUPASSANT, VOLUME III (OF 8)GUY DE MAUPASSANT
He would listen inattentively, answer but little, and both in his words and manners appeared very different from his usual custom.
ISABELLA ORSINIFRANCESCO DOMENICO GUERRAZZI
The justice gave his reasons for thinking so, while Bob listened rather inattentively.
THE FIGHTING EDGEWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
I finished dealing and, after glancing rather inattentively at my cards, declared hearts.
LALAGE'S LOVERSGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
The questions and cross-questions about Douai he had answered almost inattentively.
FORT AMITYARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
In the narrower sense, acts of will are such acts only as cannot be inattentively performed.
TALKS TO TEACHERS ON PSYCHOLOGY; AND TO STUDENTS ON SOME OF LIFE'S IDEALSWILLIAM JAMES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INATTENTIVELY

  • haphazardly
  • hastily
  • inattentively
  • incautiously
  • irresponsibly
  • neglectfully
  • negligently
  • nonchalantly
  • offhandedly
  • rashly
  • sloppily
  • thoughtlessly
  • unconcernedly
  • unmindfully
  • without care
  • without concern
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.