Synonyms of inattentive


1. inattentive (vs. attentive), absent, absentminded, abstracted, scatty, distracted, distrait, dreamy, moony, woolgathering, drowsy, oscitant, yawning(prenominal), forgetful, oblivious, careless, forgetful#3, oblivious, negligent

usage: showing a lack of attention or care; "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter"

2. inattentive, neglectful, negligent (vs. diligent)

usage: not showing due care or attention; "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter"; "neglectful parents"

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

Definition and meaning of inattentive (Dictionary)