What is the opposite of focused?

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Adjective
Opposite of directing a great deal of attention, interest, or activity towards a particular aim
“Eventually, the tone stabilizes, and, by the second half, the power of the story will envelop all but the most distracted viewers.”
Adjective
Opposite of very interested or involved in something
“As far as looks go, I was disinterested, despite many men finding her incredibly attractive.”
Adjective
Opposite of dealing with some narrowly defined aspects of a broader phenomenon
“As we work with all genres of music, we will be covering a broad range of repertoire, from pop and dance to rock and crossover.”
Adjective
Opposite of concentrating on only one aim, especially with determination
Adjective
Opposite of being alert or on top of things by paying close attention
“Some studies showed that refined sugar and food additives made children hyperactive and inattentive.”
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by conscientious attention to details
“It was evident that the editor had merely given the report a cursory glance based on the number of grammatical mistakes it contained.”
Adjective
Opposite of supervised
Adjective
Opposite of single-minded
Adjective
Opposite of excluding or not admitting other things
“As a result of his wife's divided attention between himself and their son, the actor has had to work extra hard to get into her good books.”
Adjective
Opposite of highly skilled in a specific field
Adjective
Opposite of sharp and clear with no fuzziness
Adjective
Opposite of detached or focused
Adjective
Opposite of denoting increased dedication on an individual level toward an issue or cause
“This issue is trivial and hardly worth more than my marginal attention.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to fix one's attention at something or someone
“It is unacceptable for you to walk away and ignore the dire situation.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to fix one's gaze on something or someone
“We could not help but look away from the wreck that was before us.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to combine individual or separate elements together
“We can divide cellular respiration into three metabolic processes.”
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