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Definition: absent-mindedness; (familiar) - careless mistake

L'étourderie de ma mère m'inquiète - My mother's absent-mindedness worries me.

Tu fais trop d'étourderies ! - You make too many careless mistakes!

Related: étourdi (adj) - scatterbrained, absent-minded, (noun) - scatterbrain; étourdiement (adv) - carelessly, rashly; étourdir - to stun, daze, deafen, make dizzy; agir avec/par étourderie - to act without thinking

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