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 ⇄Change DirectionTranslation for 'absent-minded' from English to Finnish
ADJ   absent-minded | more absent-minded | most absent-minded
hajamielinen {adj}absent-minded
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Translation for 'absent-minded' from English to Finnish

absent-minded
hajamielinen {adj}
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Usage Examples English
  • An absent-minded Professor Downie (Forrester Harvey) makes a call upon Capt.
  • Appearing in 1742 and defined by Fielding as a "comic epic poem in prose", it tells of a good-natured footman's adventures on the road home from London with his friend and mentor, the absent-minded parson Abraham Adams.
  • In many respects, he is the standard absent-minded professor who falls asleep during his own class and plays with marbles.
  • MacMurray was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for "The Absent-Minded Professor".
  • First performed in December 2007 at the Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond, it retains one of the central characters, Lady Smatter – an absent-minded but inveterate quoter of poetry, perhaps meant as a comic rendering of a Bluestocking.
  • Nancy is still absent-minded and awkward, and references are still made to pop culture and technology.
  • Dreams of absent-minded transgression (DAMT) are dreams wherein the dreamer absent-mindedly performs an action that he or she has been trying to stop (one classic example is of a quitting smoker having dreams of lighting a cigarette).
  • He was known as the "absent-minded professor of Gotha" and died there aged 77.
  • On April 17, 1938, an absent-minded character named Sir Von Platter in "Rosie's Beau" realized he was in the wrong place and climbed down into the first panel of "Bringing Up Father", arriving in the living room of Maggie and Jiggs.
  • Instead, he did a sequel to "Absent Minded Professor", "Son of Flubber" (1963), his last film with MacMurray.
  • He may occasionally appear as an absent-minded professor, appearing absent-minded due to a predilection for contemplative pursuits.
  • Barbara Hamilton was Willow the Witch, an absent-minded white witch with a good heart. Known for her work on Canadian stage and television, she was once labelled the funniest woman in Canada.
  • In his attempt to be awarded a permanent post he tries to maintain a good relationship with his absent-minded head of department, Professor Welch.
  • Robert Sherman was in England during the film's Hollywood premiere at the Pantages Theatre, but he became furious when he discovered in the "Los Angeles Times" that a theater in the vicinity was showing a double feature of "The Shaggy Dog" and "The Absent-Minded Professor" at a much lower price.
  • Beecher was proverbially absent-minded, and after having been wrought up by the excitement of preaching was accustomed to relax his mind by playing "Auld Lang Syne" on the violin, or dancing the "double shuffle" in his parlor.
  • The Shee are a race of absent-minded scientists. They are the original inhabitants of Albia, and the creators of the Norns, Ettins, and Grendels.
  • The absent-minded Professor Pepperwinkle is portrayed by Phil Tead in five episodes of the series, which featured George Reeves as Superman.
  • His manner was gentle and absent-minded; his voice, soft and high.
  • He is a favorite model for depictions of absent-minded professors; his expressive face and distinctive hairstyle have been widely copied and exaggerated.
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