abstractedly

All Adverb
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  • Then abstractedly she rose, and went slowly out to the waiting car. Cited from The Heart of Rachael, Kathleen Norris
  • But the case supposed is rather abstractedly possible than likely to occur in practice. Cited from Consid. of a Representative Govt, John S Mill
  • He looked at the door again, abstractedly it seemed, or as if he had not heard her. Cited from The Rising of the Court, by Henry Lawson
  • She lifted her eyes abstractedly now, as he asked the question. Cited from A Terrible Secret, by May Agnes Fleming
  • As she set her house in order she would stop abstractedly and sit down to think what was best to be done. Cited from Women of the Country, by Gertrude Bone
  • Her friends became for the moment silent and abstractedly watched these last preparations. Cited from First Love (Little Blue Book #1195), by Various
  • She made marks abstractedly upon the corner of a piece of paper. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • He took it abstractedly, without thinking what he did, and placed it on his dressing-table. Cited from La Mere Bauche, by Anthony Trollope
  • Abstractedly be ran his hands over the edge on which he was leaning. Cited from The Moon Pool by A. Merritt
  • He spread it out slightly with his fingers, as though abstractedly thinking of what he was about to say. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • We stood for a few seconds in silence, during which I looked abstractedly into the space before me. Cited from The Doctor's Daughter, by "Vera"
  • He replied abstractedly, without raising his eyes from the work he was doing. Cited from Many Kingdoms, by Elizabeth Jordan
  • Instead she moved, quickly yet abstractedly, to the writing-table, took up the photographs and went out again. Cited from Mr. Waddington of Wyck, by May Sinclair
  • He just walks abstractedly round that football ground of an afternoon and studies the form of the players. Cited from Leaves from a Field Note-Book, by J. H. Morgan
  • At one window stood the little general, gazing abstractedly out over the gardens. Cited from The Price She Paid, by David Graham Phillips
  • Half abstractedly, he went to the other window and directed the large telestope upon them. Cited from Garman and Worse, by Alexander Lange Kielland
  • I looked at him quickly, but he was gazing abstractedly at the fire. Cited from The Big Otter, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Abstractedly speaking, there can be no doubt that this question ought to be decided in the negative. Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VII. (of 12), by Burke
  • He rose abstractedly and they walked to the foot of the stairs. Cited from This Side of Paradise, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • He shook hands with us hastily and abstractedly, and asked if he might speak to me inside the house. Cited from The Whole Family, Howells et al.
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