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Definitions of "absently"
- In an absent or abstracted manner. adverb
- In an absent or inattentive manner; with absence of mind.
- in an absentminded or preoccupied manner adverb
The word "absently" in example sentences
Maggie O’Rourke, she supplied her name absently, still trying to comprehend his explanation.. [This Calder Sky]
The door closed, and she touched the pile of coins absently.. [Aching for Always]
Hanna called absently into the kitchen, then began reading the introductory paragraph on page 2.. [Mending Places]
He checked the edge of his sword absently, then wrapped his cloak around his other arm in lieu of a shield.. [The Dragons of Chaos]
If silver entered into the transaction, he usually rang the last coin absently on the glass surface of the counter.. [Otherwise Phyllis]
He dropped a Greek word absently, putting away his papers the while, and thinking of the subject with which he had just been busy.. [Lady Connie]
My favorite moment: After a guy boinks Lena in a large hollow pipe in the street, he kind of absently pats her flank, like an old sheepdog.. [Erica Abeel: Worlds of Pain: From Wartorn to Tiny Furniture]
"Eureka," Mike said absently, meaning: at last I've gotten some action out of the beast.. [Covergent Series]
She soothed the impatience of the hand on her cheek, and, almost absently, musingly scrutinizing it without consciously seeing it, turned it over and slowly kissed the palm.. [CHAPTER XXVII]
He listened absently to a long dun from the type-writer people, his mind busy with ways and means of finding a job.. [Chapter 26]
This was too much, and I beat a retreat -- feigning boredom, or cessation of interest, of course; and absently carrying the still throbbing heart in my hand.. [CHAPTER XXIII]
"How well you talk," she said absently, and he noted that she was looking at him in a searching way.. [Chapter 14]
"Have you had that, too?" she queried absently, intent on the heaven-sent justification she was finding in his arms.. [Chapter 26]
"But I said it would not do," he answered, absently, staring at the straining canvas and listening to the roar of the storm.. [CHAPTER 4]
Whiskers paused, placed carefully on the ground his half-full condensed milk can with which he had been absently toying, and kissed the fingers of his one hand audibly aloft.. [THE PRINCESS]
Dick glanced half absently to her from the pamphlet folded on his finger, and then, with equal pitch of gaiety, sang:. [CHAPTER VII]