Definitions

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  • adj. Not attentive.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ attentive

Examples

  • CCHR spokeswoman Marla Filidei countered that her organization has been fighting for the provision because of hundreds of stories from parents about teachers and school districts that have urged or pressured parents to put their nonattentive children on drugs, such as Ritalin, to address what may be simple behavior problems or the boredom of a gifted child.

    Kennedy Takes Aim at Ritalin Provision

  • He provides some additional insight that nonattentive outsiders, like me, didn't know or hadn’t understood.

    Speedlinking 7/18/07

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