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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of drawing focus away from something; An entertainment that provokes pleased interest and keeps you from thinking about worries and vexes; Mental turmoil; An obstacle to focus.

Usage examples (35)
  • He drives me to distraction
  • Only some people believe that a guy who called criticism "distraction" is a good guy.
  • BROWN: So Barack Obama is again hoping to get what he calls the distraction of Jeremiah Wright behind him.
  • Grady predicts the movement will look much different in a few years as it refocuses on evangelism and overcoming what he calls the distraction of: for more
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