inattentive

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in·at·ten·tive

 (ĭn′ə-tĕn′tĭv)
adj.
Exhibiting a lack of attention; not attentive.

in′at·ten′tive·ly adv.
in′at·ten′tive·ness n.

inattentive

(ˌɪnəˈtɛntɪv)
adj
not paying attention; heedless; negligent
ˌinatˈtention, ˌinatˈtentiveness n
ˌinatˈtentively adv

in•at•ten•tive

(ˌɪn əˈtɛn tɪv)

adj.
not attentive; negligent.
[1735–45]
in`at•ten′tive•ly, adv.
in`at•ten′tive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inattentive - showing a lack of attention or care; "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter"
careless - marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful; "careless about her clothes"; "forgotten by some careless person"; "a careless housekeeper"; "careless proofreading"; "it was a careless mistake"; "hurt by a careless remark"
negligent - characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern; "negligent parents"; "negligent of detail"; "negligent in his correspondence"
attentive - (often followed by `to') giving care or attention; "attentive to details"; "the nurse was attentive to her patient"; "an attentive suitor"
2.inattentive - not showing due care or attention; "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter"; "neglectful parents"
negligent - characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern; "negligent parents"; "negligent of detail"; "negligent in his correspondence"

inattentive

inattentive

adjective
1. So lost in thought as to be unaware of one's surroundings:
Idiom: a million miles away.
Translations
غَيْر مُنْتَبِه
nepozorný
uopmærksom
sem tekur illa eftir
dėmesio nebuvimasnedėmesingasnedėmesingumas
neuzmanīgs

inattentive

[ˌɪnəˈtentɪv] ADJ (= distracted) → desatento, distraído; (= neglectful) → poco atento
she accused him of being inattentive to her and the childrenlo acusó de no prestarles suficiente atención a ella y a los niños

inattentive

[ˌɪnəˈtɛntɪv] adj
[pupil, reader, audience] → inattentif/ive
[driver] → négligent(e)

inattentive

adjunaufmerksam; he was inattentive to her requestser beachtete ihre Wünsche nicht

inattentive

[ˌɪnəˈtɛntɪv] adjdisattento/a, distratto/a

inattentive

(inəˈtentiv) adjective
not paying attention; not attentive. This pupil is very inattentive in class; an inattentive audience.
ˌinatˈtention noun
ˌinatˈtentiveness noun