Definition of distractedly in English:

distractedly

adverb

  • See distracted

    • ‘She returned to her room at Pembroke and distractedly toured its hamster-hutch of accessories for living/processing time.’
    • ‘Mumbling distractedly, she conducts me through the hundreds of exhibits.’
    • ‘My wife returned to the room to find the tree on the floor, with my arm and legs visible beneath, waving distractedly.’
    • ‘Katrina stubbornly refused to veer off and wimp out like all New Orleanians distractedly assumed she would.’
    • ‘Therefore, one is against it, albeit somewhat distractedly.’

Pronunciation

distractedly

/dɪˈstraktɪdli/