unattentive

unattentive

(ˌʌnəˈtɛntɪv) or

unattending

adj
not attentive or focused; careless
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The shows of solidarity towards the Villa faithful suggest that those away supporters realise that all clubs are only an unattentive owner away from meltdown.
supporters clubs are unattentive away The shows of solidarity towards the Villa faithful suggest that those away supporters realise that all clubs are only an unattentive owner away from meltdown.
As a prose writer she had written composite and heterogeneous novels before The Black Prince, so to speak unattentive of a style (believing, like Shakespeare, that her style is reality, contingency), giving life to the baroqueness of her intricate plots, only in his own narrative within Murdoch's novel, now Pearson's vision of Hamlet makes him arrive at a conclusion about Shakespeare's special style.
He was found guilty of using narcotics in June and driving under the influence of drugs and being unattentive while driving on Rabat Street in Nad-al-Hamar.
Some 30 similar postings appeared elsewhere, such as, 'Staff cold and unattentive' and 'The vegan option wasn't vegan'.
Ruth and Edwards' marriage is showing signs of strain, and Ruth is wondering why her husband is so unattentive, maybe she should ask Charlie because he has recently made an eye opening discovery about the doc.
One marker that the author has found useful in assessment, is when the parent becomes angry with the child because mom/dad "needs a hug/kiss/cuddle", and the child has not responded or complied; yet when the child is trying to attach, based on child-centered initiative, the parent may be unattentive, unaware or rejecting--sometimes compounded by substance induced impairment.
These findings were may be possible reasons of high cost of treatment and unattentive behavior of IVDUs.
This analogy has, of course, a distinguished history in the work of the poststructuralists including Jacques Derrida, who develops it from the concept of the supplement as outlined by Jean Jacques Rousseau-himself a famously unattentive parent.
Add to this a dilapidated stadium whose staff are unattentive, sub-standard food at five-star prices and poorly kept beer, and it makes you wonder why owners stick around - I shan't be and nor will others that I've spoken too.
Many ecumenically-engaged Christians in my setting feel a calling, a responsibility, to confront a government bent on military response to perceived threats, corporations apparently unattentive to the human cost of their decisions, and a society captive to the idolatry of consumption.
Look!' piped up another unattentive lamb, as he pushed his brother hard up against the fence line for the mother to see.