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scatterbrain

n. a forgetful person; someone who is mentally disorganized. Aunt Martha is a real scatterbrain. She always forgets where her glasses are.
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THE STORY: Twelve-year-old Jean "Bean" Holladay and her teenage sister Liz have grown up largely neglected by their creative, scatterbrained mother Charlotte.
A state of conflict between mother and child lead to an enthusiastic response from Sophie who feels aggrieved that her mother prefers her younger brother, Bruno, whose mother views him as a promising concert pianist and Emily, who has to parent her scatterbrained mum, clear up after her and remember where the car keys are.
A scatterbrained comedy that will appeal to many, but it's all a little too try-hard.
Oblivious to most events happening around him, vague, scatterbrained and wonderfully eccentric, he doesn't appear to be eligible in any way, shape or form.
She found that the Baby Boomers, who are aging themselves, did not wish to be seen as old, but often treated their own parents as 'old people' - not allowing them to exercise independence where they could and assuming they're scatterbrained as well as slow.
The book doesn't stop with the science of brain operations: it accompanies strategies for changing our own brains and emotions and addresses many common problems, from being terminally scatterbrained to being in a state of distress.
Maybe a few scatterbrained youths are behind this crime.
She's been a bit scatterbrained sometimes," the trainer said yesterday, "but she's got plenty of ability, and being in foal may make a difference.
A strong company includes husband and - wife team Rob and Denise Phillips, and there's a cameo role for Tony Rogers, who was such a remarkably flexible Scarecrow in The Scatterbrained Scarecrow of Oz last autumn.
She's bitter that drama school classmate Annabella (Camille Japy) is the toast of the legit stage, making her a distracted aunt to her nephew and a scatterbrained downer of a guest whenever she visits her sister, Lea (Maryline Canto).
Joy (Jaime Pressly), the vindictive, scatterbrained ex-wife of long-suffering Earl Hickey (Jason Lee), exploits poor Earl at every turn.
00pm (1999) (15) A scatterbrained bookshop owner falls for a multi-millionaire film star in writer Richard Curtis's smash-hit follow-up to Four Weddings and a Funeral.
Dr Andrew Wakefield, who started the scare, and the scatterbrained followers of his junk medicine, should be ashamed of themselves.
Your scatterbrained approach to work may cause mayhem at home today, according to the reversed page of cups.
Psychologist Todd Campbell gives four steps you can put into practice right now to help get your thought house in order and eliminate scatterbrained tendencies: