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Inattentive

Pronunciation of Inattentive
/ɪnɐtˈɛntɪv/, /ɪnɐtˈɛntɪv/, /ɪ_n_ɐ_t_ˈɛ_n_t_ɪ_v/

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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