inattentively


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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.
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Adv.1.inattentively - in an absentminded or preoccupied manner; "he read the letter absently"
Translations

inattentively

[ˌɪnəˈtentɪvlɪ] ADVdistraídamente

inattentively

advunaufmerksam

inattentively

[ˌɪnəˈtɛntɪvlɪ] advdistrattamente
References in classic literature ?
Tess went down the hill to Trantridge Cross, and inattentively waited to take her seat in the van returning from Chaseborough to Shaston.
Rostov, smoking his pipe and turning his head about as the water trickled down his neck, listened inattentively, with an occasional glance at Ilyin, who was pressing close to him.
Strange thoughts are bred in passing through crowded streets should the passenger, by chance, have no exact destination in front of him, much as the mind shapes all kinds of forms, solutions, images when listening inattentively to music.
Poor orphans," began Lebedeff, his face assuming a mournful air, but he stopped short, for the other looked at him inattentively, as if he had already forgotten his own remark.
They were all listening idly, inattentively, to a cheap, metallic-toned gramophone that occupied a table near at hand.
A Police spokesman said that the main contributory factors to the accidents were driving inattentively, driving too close to the vehicle in front, careless lane changing, improper or illegal turn, and losing control of vehicle.
The American woman was driving back to her residence at Palm Jumeirah when the 47-year-old Russian woman overtook her in a reckless manner and she was jumping lanes inattentively in May 2016.
The bus drivers tried hard to avoid the collision but they could not because of ignoring safety space, speeding, and driving inattentively, as per the initial enactment of the accident.
If it brushes inattentively against your fingers climbs them and daydreams in the furrows of your hand, don't chase it away or squash it.
Inattentively, he continues to stroke the sleek model Jag on his lap.
Different waste materials are placed on floors and walkways inattentively.
But Emma's argument that the ideal in most circumstances is probably a middle way or mean between "the do-nothing" and "the do-all" is surely closer to the mark than Knightley's breezy "do-nothing" attitude: one shouldn't abdicate all responsibility for influencing or interfering to do good for others; one shouldn't inattentively neglect them--but nor should one attempt to do everything for them.