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- 1. rattlebrained, rattlepated, scatterbrained, scatty, foolish (vs. wise)
- usage: lacking sense or discretion; "his rattlebrained crackpot ideas"; "how rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for"- Glenway Westcott
- 2. absent, absentminded, abstracted, scatty, inattentive (vs. attentive)
- usage: lost in thought; showing preoccupation; "an absent stare"; "an absentminded professor"; "the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence"
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See also: scatty (Dictionary)