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- adj. Being preoccupied with one's thoughts rather than paying attention to reality.
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I was so lost in thought that I didn't even notice Fred Hart until he called my name.
That same afternoon, as McMurdo sat smoking, lost in thought beside the stove of his sitting-room, the door swung open and its framework was filled with the huge figure of Boss McGinty.
He nodded courteously to a man in the front row splayed languidly on his chair and stroking his sideburns, so lost in thought that he failed to catch Jack's gesture.
I was still lost in thought about my mother when I looked up and saw, not only that it was six o’clock at night, but that Marjorie Earnshaw had entered the canteen.
I was lost in thought when Franta put his meaty hand on my shoulder.