An example of being absent minded is being so distracted by a problem that you forget where you parked your car.
It took the absent-minded man twenty minutes to find his glasses on top of his head.
Did he need order in his world, because he was like Ashley, creative and absent-minded?
How absent-minded you are, my dear fellow.
But just at moments when such thoughts occurred to him, he would ask in a particularly calm and absent-minded way, which inspired the respect of the onlookers, Will it be long?
He was gloomy and absent-minded.