I'm looking for a single word to describe: just another random thought

Or a single word to describe : the state of being lost in random thoughts

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  • Is maybe "absent-minded" what you're looking for? – Linus Juhlin Sep 10 '15 at 13:12
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    "Wool-gathering" means thinking about nothing in particular. "Occurencia" is "the thing that occurred to me," but that's Spanish, alas. – Maverick Sep 10 '15 at 14:18
  • I think the word you're looking for is "stoned". – TRomano Sep 10 '15 at 18:57

I think you are describing a 'daydream'

1- a reverie indulged in while awake.

verb (used without object)

2- to indulge in such a reverie.


... with the state being 'daydreaming'...


Being sidetracked comes to mind. or although more than one word off the wall also seems to fit.


You are free-associating.

American Heritage definition of free association: "A spontaneous, logically unconstrained and undirected association of ideas, emotions, and feelings."

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