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Word: distrait

Definition: absentminded; distracted


More Vocab Words

::: querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
::: incident - event; event that causes a crisis
::: pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
::: equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
::: conformist - person who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms
::: mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
::: innovation - change; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative
::: chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
::: institute - organization for a special purpose; V: establish
::: glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty