Meaning of ABSTRACTED in English



withdrawn in mind and inattentive to external matters

seemed abstracted and remote

Synonyms: absent, absentminded, bemused, distrait, faraway, inconscient, lost, preoccupied

Related Word: engrossed, intent, rapt; oblivious, unmindful, unminding; heedless, inattentive

Idioms: in a brown study, lost in thought, lost to the world

Contrasted words: attentive, vigilant, watchful, wide-awake; noticing, noting, observant, seeing

Antonyms: alert

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