abstracted ADJECTIVE not concentrating on what is happening; preoccupied.
DERIVATIVES abstractedly adverb.

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  • Abstractedly — Ab*stract ed*ly, adv. In an abstracted manner; separately; with absence of mind. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abstractedly — adverb see abstracted …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • abstractedly — See abstracted. * * * …   Universalium

  • abstractedly — adverb In an abstracted manner; separately; with absence of mind …   Wiktionary

  • abstractedly — É™b stræktɪdlɪ adv. distractedly, in an absent minded manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abstractedly — ab·stract·ed·ly …   English syllables

  • abstractedly — See: abstracted …   English dictionary

  • abstractedly — adverb in an absentminded or preoccupied manner he read the letter absently • Syn: ↑absently, ↑inattentively, ↑absentmindedly • Derived from adjective: ↑absentminded (for: ↑absentm …   Useful english dictionary

  • abstractedly adv — Who would want to steal modern art? asked Tom abstractedly …   English expressions

  • abstracted — abstractedly, adv. abstractedness, n. /ab strak tid/, adj. lost in thought; deeply engrossed or preoccupied. [1605 15; ABSTRACT + ED2] Syn. See absent minded. * * * …   Universalium

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