DISTRACT MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Distract Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Insane; mad.
  2. (v. t.) To draw apart or away; to divide; to disjoin.
  3. (v. t.) To draw (the sight, mind, or attention) in different directions; to perplex; to confuse; as, to distract the eye; to distract the attention.
  4. (v. t.) To agitate by conflicting passions, or by a variety of motives or of cares; to confound; to harass.
  5. (a.) Separated; drawn asunder.
  6. (v. t.) To unsettle the reason of; to render insane; to craze; to madden; -- most frequently used in the participle, distracted.


Synonyms:
Cark, Deflect, Disorder, Disquiet, Perturb, Trouble, Unhinge,

• Distracting Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Distract
  2. (a.) Tending or serving to distract.


• Distraction Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The act of distracting; a drawing apart; separation.
  2. (n.) A diversity of direction; detachment.
  3. (n.) State in which the attention is called in different ways; confusion; perplexity.
  4. (n.) Derangement of the mind; madness.
  5. (n.) Agitation from violent emotions; perturbation of mind; despair.
  6. (n.) That which diverts attention; a diversion.
  7. (n.) Confusion of affairs; tumult; disorder; as, political distractions.


Synonyms:
Beguilement,

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