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scatterbrained adj
1 lacking sense or discretion; "his rattlebrained crackpot ideas"; "how rattlepated I am! I've forgotten what I came for"- Glenway Westcott [syn: rattlebrained, rattlepated, scatty]
2 absent-mindedly irresponsible; "he said I was too flighty to be a good supervisor" [syn: flighty, head-in-the-clouds]

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  1. having the qualities of a scatterbrain
  2. absent-minded

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