He was inattentive in class and did not do well in his exams.
You were only inattentive, but you had talent--oh yes, you had talent!
A doctor should be called when a person becomes confused, drowsy, or inattentive.
Photographing newborns during regularly scheduled nap or mealtimes can lead to an inattentive, cranky baby.
What if the toddler was defiant or inattentive to the sitter's directions?
Inattentive sales clerks, equipment that malfunctions, bags that tear open - any of these calls for your immediate attention.