German translation of 'absent-minded'
(= lost in thought) geistesabwesend
(= habitually forgetful) zerstreut
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Example Sentences Including 'absent-minded'
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In absent-minded response, he pointed to a sign at the foot of the escalators.FINAL RESORT (2001)
`I know Sir Cedric was absent-minded - but could he really forget he had a wife?WEEKEND FOR MURDER (2001)
Malcolm is a genius, but he's the absent-minded professor type.SEIZE THE RECKLESS WIND (2001)
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'absent-minded' in Other Languages
British English: absent-minded /ˌæbsəntˈmaɪndɪd/ ADJECTIVE
An absent-minded person is very forgetful or does not pay attention to what they are doing.
In his later life he became even more absent-minded.
- American English: absent-minded
- Arabic: شاَرِدُ الذِّهْن
- Brazilian Portuguese: distraído
- Chinese: 心不在焉
- Croatian: odsutan duhom
- Czech: roztržitý
- Danish: åndsfraværende
- Dutch: verstrooid
- European Spanish: distraído
- Finnish: hajamielinen
- French: étourdi indicator not needed here.
- German: geistesabwesend
- Greek: αφηρημένος
- Italian: distratto
- Japanese: ぼんやりした
- Korean: 멍한
- Norwegian: distré
- Polish: roztargniony
- European Portuguese: distraído
- Romanian: neatent
- Russian: рассеянный
- Spanish: distraído
- Swedish: tankspridd
- Thai: ใจลอย
- Turkish: dalgın
- Ukrainian: неуважний
- Vietnamese: chểnh mảng
Translation of absent-minded from the Collins English to German Dictionary