- The definition of absent minded is being so lost in thought that you are forgetful or preoccupied.
An example of being absent minded is being so distracted by a problem that you forget where you parked your car.
absent-minded definition by Webster's New World
- so dreamy or lost in thought as not to pay attention to what one is doing or what is going on around one
- habitually forgetful
absent-minded definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Deep in thought and heedless of present circumstances or activities; preoccupied.
- abˌsent-mindˈed·ly adverb
- abˌsent-mindˈed·ness noun