absence of mind

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absence of mind (uncountable)

  1. A state or the quality of being absent-minded (abstracted, preoccupied). [First attested in the early 18th century.][1]

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  1. ^ “absence of mind” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 8.

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