Definition of 上の空

うわのそらuwanosora Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • inattention; absent-mindedness

Example Sentences

He had his head in the clouds in class.
The sky above was a deep blue.
While he was talking, I guess I was absent-minded.
You are always hearing but not listening.
He's not all there.

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