We have put together a list of words that are similar to INATTENTIVE.

6 Alternative Words Similar to inattentive

1 Careless Adjective      Related Words Like Careless
2 Absent Adjective      Similar Words Like Absent
3 Absentminded Adjective      Similar Words Like Absentminded
4 Abstracted Adjective      Similar Words Like Abstracted
5 Scatty Adjective      Similar Words Like Scatty
6 Yawning Adjective      Similar Words Like Yawning

4 examples of inattentive

1 an inattentive spectator or hearer; an inattentive habit.
2 an inattentive babysitter
3 neglectful parents
4 an inattentive babysitter

7 definitions of inattentive

1 Not attentive; not fixing the mind on an object; heedless; careless; negligent; regardless
2 showing a lack of attention or care
3 not showing due care or attention
4 Exhibiting a lack of attention; not attentive.
5 Not attentive; not fixing the mind attentively; heedless; careless; negligent: as, an inattentive habit.
6 Synonyms Abstracted, Preoccupied, etc. See absent.
7 Of or pertaining to lack of attention; not paying attention; careless.
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