Definition of absently in English:
In an absent-minded way; vaguely: Keira toyed absently with her fork
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- Gareth was holding my hands, absently brushing his thumbs back and forth like he always does.
- I stare absently at the pattern of the fabric on the seats, an angular blur of red, grey and blue.
- She was absently chewing her bottom lip and her eyes stared blankly into space.
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