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Inattentive

Synonyms for inattentive:

Sense 1

dreamily, lax, feckless, distant, inattention, mindless, bemused, negligence, spaced-out, absently, vaguely, detachment.

Sense 2

unthinking, oblivion, slack.

Sense 3

neglect.

engrossed

rapt.

heedless

regardless.

idle

lackadaisical.

indolent

lazy.

listless

languid.

uninformed

unaware.

ignorant (adjective)

unaware.

inattentive (adjective)

faraway, negligent, Absent-minded, aloof, napping, preoccupied, distracted, unmindful, unconcerned, heedless, detached, thoughtless, oblivious, unheedful, absent, dreamy, befuddled, wandering, Ignoring, Disregardful, disinterested, inadvertent, unconscious, uninterested.

neglectful (adjective)

perfunctory, slapdash, thoughtless, clumsy, shoddy, sloppy, inconsiderate, negligent, hit-and-miss, remiss, forgetful, slovenly, slipshod, unheedful, bumbling, neglectful, derelict, reckless, Disregardful, unmindful, haphazard, senile, careless, inadvertent.

negligent, not paying attention (adjective)

heedless, neglectful, unmindful, absentminded, listless, preoccupied, dreamy, unconscious, regardless, inadvertent, distracted, rapt, oblivious, unwatchful, absent, faraway, careless, unheeding, unthinking, unobservant, distrait, indifferent, remiss, thoughtless.

off-guard (adjective)

unalert, napping, unwatchful, unvigilant.

reckless (adjective)

hectic, negligent, nonchalant, thoughtless, rash, indifferent, irresponsible, imprudent, wild, daring, careless, brash, reckless, unmindful, foolhardy, heedless, frantic.

unaware (adjective)

uninformed, unknowing, unobservant, incognizant, unconscious, deaf to, ignorant, preoccupied, oblivious, insensible.

unheeding (adjective)

unheeding.

Sense 1 (noun)

distant, spaced-out.

Sense 2 (noun)

bemused.

Sense 3 (noun)

feckless, unthinking.

inattentive (noun)

drowsy, deaf to, abstracted, scatty, unalert, neglectful, uninterested, absent, unlistening, dreamy, distracted, oscitant, woolgathering, distrait, unheeding, unvigilant, absentminded, yawning, moony, deaf, unwatchful, unobservant.

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