Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Absent- minded.

Part of speech: adjective

Separated from everything else; apart; abstruse; abstract.

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Usage examples "abstracted":

  1. Major Ralston continued to be abstracted for fully thirty seconds after the quiet question; then, as Bernard did not repeat it but merely waited, he replied to it. - "The Lamp in the Desert", Ethel M. Dell.
  2. The pistol had been identified as Spurrier's, and his explanation that he had left it hanging in his holster at his quarters, whence some unknown person might have abstracted it, lacked persuasiveness. - "The Law of Hemlock Mountain", Hugh Lundsford.
  3. " Element number eighty- five," said Matt in his deep, abstracted voice, pointing at the bluish cylinder. - "The Raid on the Termites", Paul Ernst.