Definition of distractedly:
- Disjointedly; madly.
- "A Family Man (From the Fifth Series Plays)", John Galsworthy Last Updated: February 10, 2009.
His stepmother evidently thought him stricken with sudden insanity and strove distractedly to select, from the heaped pile of her reasons for so thinking, some few which might be cited without too great offense to her brother's mode of life: Why, what a strange idea, Arnold!- "The Bent Twig", Dorothy Canfield.
It was by the bonnet and dress, disordered though they were, rather than by the haggard face which looked distractedly around, that he recognized the woman to whom he replied in her own patois: It is the Rue Burgundy.- "Madame Delphine", George W. Cable.