What is the opposite of absorbed?

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Adjective
Opposite of intensely preoccupied with, or by, a given topic or emotion
Adjective
Opposite of forgetful or careless due to distraction
Adjective
Opposite of not paying attention to what is being said or done
Adjective
Opposite of attached to someone or something in a neurotic or pathological manner
Adjective
Opposite of given to, or indulging, in daydreaming
Adjective
(keen on) Opposite of having an attraction to
“I have a deep physical attraction towards Boris, but I'm completely indifferent to his personality.”
Adjective
Opposite of to be overcome by lust or aroused
“May was unimpressed by his advances, and gave him a look of disdain.”
Adjective
Opposite of absorbed in thought
Superficial thinkers see little and blame, while deep thinkers see much and commend.”
Adjective
Opposite of absent-minded, troubled, distracted
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by delight or marked by fondness
Adjective
Opposite of captivated
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of not concentrating or thinking clearly
“Our hiring criteria states that we need an employee who is self-motivated, organized, and a team player.”
Adjective
Opposite of busy or occupied with business or activities
“I'm free, so I can do what I want, any old time!”
Adjective
Opposite of physically and mentally dependent on a particular substance
Verb
Opposite of to have involved or engaged in deeply
“He ignored the music as it was not really his thing.”
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Opposite of to have understood or accepted the validity of
“Due to his penchant for using sarcasm, everyone misunderstood the point he was trying to make.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to physically assimilate or take, especially a liquid
“The leaves are larger and more elliptical than hemp dogbane and all plant parts exude a milky substance when broken.”
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Opposite of past tense for to hold or engage the attention of
“I managed to maintain a controlled line but the headache and dizziness were starting to distract me.”
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Opposite of past tense for to assimilate into a body, structure or system
“What you are saying is the school needs good legal advice and they need to separate into two entities if they are fearful that they did not qualify from a school standpoint.”
Verb
(saved) Opposite of past tense for to use, empty or drain completely
“I couldn't actually read my data because it was encrypted and compressed to save on hard-drive space.”
Verb
(resupplied) Opposite of past tense for to use, empty or drain completely
“How long would it take to disembark the prisoners and resupply the ship?”
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Opposite of past tense for to endure and get through suffering, challenge or hardship
“He made serious tactical errors during his long military career, but he learned from painful experience how to circumvent adversity.”
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Opposite of past tense for to pay for the costs of
“He was satisfied that there was no intention on the part of the South to repudiate the cost of the war.”
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(increased) Opposite of past tense for to receive and reduce the force of an impact
“Speeding reduces the time you have to react to a potential crash and can increase the force of the impact.”
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(bounced) Opposite of past tense for to receive and reduce the force of an impact
“It would bounce off the wall in such a way that the angle made by its incoming path to the wall equaled the angle between its outgoing path and the wall.”
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