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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 wool·gath·er·ing /-ˌgæð(ə)rɪŋ, ˌgɛð(ə)rɪŋ/
 空想,心不在焉的(a.)空想的,心不在焉的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wool·gath·er·ing a. Indulging in a vagrant or idle exercise of the imagination; roaming upon a fruitless quest; idly fanciful.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wool·gath·er·ing, n. Indulgence in idle imagination; a foolish or useless pursuit or design.
    His wits were a woolgathering, as they say.   --Burton.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 woolgathering
      adj : dreamy in mood or nature; "a woolgathering moment" [syn: dreamy,
             moony]
      n : an idle indulgence in fantasy