Inattention

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Inattention->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ inattention
inattention
inconsideration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ inconsiderateness
inconsiderateness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ oversight
oversight
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ inadvertence
inadvertence
inadvertency
nonobservance
disregard
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ supineness
supineness
&c.(inactivity) 683
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ tourderie
tourderie
want of thought
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ heedlessness
heedlessness
&c.(neglect) 460
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ insouciance
insouciance
&c.(indifference) 866
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ abstraction
abstraction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ absence of mind
absence of mind
absorption of mind
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ preoccupation
preoccupation
distraction
reverie
brown study
deep musing
fit of abstraction
PARAG:Inattention->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be inattentive
be inattentive
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ overlook
overlook
disregard
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ pass by
pass by
&c.(neglect) 460
not observe
&c. 457
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ think little of
think little of
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ close one's eyes to
close one's eyes to
shut one's eyes to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ pay no attention to
pay no attention to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ dismiss from one's thoughts
dismiss from one's thoughts
discard from one's thoughts
discharge from one's thoughts
dismiss from one's mind
discard from one's mind
discharge from one's mind
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ drop the subject
drop the subject
think no more of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ set aside
set aside
turn aside
put aside
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ turn away from
turn away from
turn one's attention from
turn a deaf ear to
turn one's back upon
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ abstract oneself
abstract oneself
dream
indulge in reverie
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ escape notice
escape notice
escape attention
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ come in at one ear and go out at the other
come in at one ear and go out at the other
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ forget
forget
&c.(have no remembrance) 506
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ call off the attention
call off the attention
draw off the attention
call away the attention
divert the attention
distract the mind
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ put out of one's head
put out of one's head
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ disconcert
disconcert
discompose
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ put out
put out
confuse
perplex
bewilder
moider
fluster
muddle
dazzle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ throw a sop to Cerberus
throw a sop to Cerberus
PARAG:Inattention->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ inattentive
inattentive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unobservant
unobservant
unmindful
unheeding
undiscerning
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ inadvertent
inadvertent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ mindless
mindless
regardless
respectless
listless
&c.(indifferent) 866
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ blind
blind
deaf
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ bird-witted
bird-witted
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ hand over head
hand over head
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ cursory
cursory
percursory
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ giddy-brained
giddy-brained
scatter-brained
hare-brained
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unreflecting
unreflecting
cervelΓ
inconsiderate
offhand
thoughtless
dizzy
muzzy
brainsick
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ giddy
giddy
giddy as a goose
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ wild
wild
harum-scarum
rantipole
highflying
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ heedless
heedless
careless
&c.(neglectful) 460
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ absent
absent
abstracted
distrait
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ absentminded
absentminded
lost
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ lost in thought
lost in thought
wrapped in thought
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ rapt
rapt
in the clouds
bemused
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ dreaming on other things
dreaming on other things
musing on other things
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ preoccupied
preoccupied
engrossed
&c.(attentive) 457
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ in a reverie
in a reverie
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ off one's guard
off one's guard
&c.(inexpectant) 508
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ napping
napping
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ dreamy
dreamy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ caught napping
caught napping
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ disconcerted
disconcerted
put out
&c.->V.
PARAG:Inattention->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ inattentively
inattentively
inadvertently
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ per incuriam
per incuriam
sub silentio
PARAG:Inattention->Int
GRP: \\ Int \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Int \\ 1 \\ stand at ease
stand at ease
stand easy
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  • inattention — [ inatɑ̃sjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1662; de 1. in et attention ♦ Manque d attention. Un instant, une minute d inattention et l accident arrive. Imprudent par inattention. ⇒ distraction, inadvertance, insouciance, légèreté, négligence. Faute, erreur d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Inattention — In at*ten tion, n. [Pref. in not + attention: cf. F. inattention.] Lack of attention, or failure to pay attention; disregard; heedlessness; neglect. [1913 Webster] Novel lays attract our ravished ears; But old, the mind inattention hears. Pope.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inattention — index dishonor (nonpayment), disinterest (lack of interest), disregard (unconcern), disuse, inconsideration …   Law dictionary

  • inattention — (n.) 1710, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + ATTENTION (Cf. attention) …   Etymology dictionary

  • inattention — [in΄ə ten′shən] n. failure to pay attention; heedlessness; negligence …   English World dictionary

  • inattention — n. inattention to (inattention to detail) * * * [ˌɪnə tenʃ(ə)n] inattention to (inattention to detail) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • inattention — (i na tan sion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. 1°   Défaut d attention. C est pure inattention de sa part.    Faute commise par inattention. •   Si, dans la nouvelle géographie d Hubner, on trouve que les bornes de l Europe sont à l endroit où …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • inattention — in|at|ten|tion [ˌınəˈtenʃən] n [U] lack of attention ▪ a moment of inattention inattention to ▪ inattention to detail …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • INATTENTION — s. f. Défaut d attention. Il a fait cette faute par inattention. C est pure inattention …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • INATTENTION — n. f. Défaut d’attention. Il fait cette faute par inattention. C’est pure inattention de sa part …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

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