distractedly


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dis·tract·ed

 (dĭ-străk′tĭd)
adj.
1. Having the attention diverted.
2. Suffering conflicting emotions; distraught.

dis·tract′ed·ly adv.
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Adv.1.distractedly - in a distracted manner; "`Come in,' he said distractedly"
Translations

distractedly

[dɪsˈtræktɪdlɪ] ADV
1. (= absently) [speak, behave] → distraídamente
2. (= madly) → locamente, como un loco

distractedly

[dɪˈstræktɪdli] advdistraitement

distractedly

advabwesend, zerstreut; (= in distress)verzweifelt

distractedly

[dɪsˈtræktɪdlɪ] advdistrattamente
References in classic literature ?
Mainwaring and a young man engaged to Miss Mainwaring distractedly in love with her, which Reginald firmly believed when he came here, is now, he is persuaded, only a scandalous invention.
exclaimed Rebecca, walking the floor and wringing her hands distractedly.
He looked about distractedly and screwed up his eyes as if dazzled by the sun.
Why, see," said Jones, "that you have made her daughter distractedly in love with you.
My watchfulness has been effectual; and though I certainly should be a more interesting object to all my acquaintances were I distractedly in love with him, I cannot say that I regret my comparative insignificance.
Govor's Well, we saw them rush distractedly up the Hump, and when they had crossed to the Round Pond we paraded gaily in the Broad Walk, not feeling the tiniest bit sorry for anybody.
On my way I met Moody Spurgeon wandering distractedly around.
Uttering these words, the good lady pointed, distractedly, to the cupboard, and underwent a convulsion from internal spasms.
I declare I quite doat upon them already, and indeed I am always distractedly fond of children.
With that, Miss Havisham looked distractedly at me for a while, and then burst out again, What had she done!
When I leave any one who weeps at my abandonment, I feel induced still to love him; but when others forsake me and laugh at their infidelity, I love distractedly.
It lasted less than a second, then she spun round distractedly and darted at the first door she could see.