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See definition of distracting on Dictionary.com
  • as indisruptive
  • as indiverting
  • as inembarrassing
  • as inmisleading
  • as invociferous

synonyms for distracting

  • disturbing
  • rowdy
  • troublesome
  • unruly
  • upsetting
  • disorderly
  • obstreperous
  • off-base
  • out of line
  • out-of-order
  • troublemaking
  • unsettling
  • entertaining
  • relaxing
  • fun

antonyms for distracting

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  • calming
  • disciplined
  • settling
  • soothing
  • well-behaved
    • convenient
    • easy
    • helpful
    • straightforward
    • uncomplicated
    • comfortable
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    How to use distracting in a sentence

    And she had good reason to believe that no woman had ever been more charming, distracting, provocative.
    ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
    Even these few unmistakable instances are less distracting than the ones in Dennis.
    AESOP DRESS'DBERNARD MANDEVILLE
    Users who find this behavior distracting may keep their mouse or cursor in text-free areas such a margin or scroll bar.
    SAMUEL RICHARDSON'S INTRODUCTION TO PAMELASAMUEL RICHARDSON
    Hadria buried her face in her hands, as if to shut out distracting sights and sounds, so that she might think more clearly.
    THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
    And in her face was an expression of exquisite sweetness—albeit now there were distracting emotions mingled with it.
    THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADOFRANK AUBREY
    They are sometimes even better than large private libraries where the number of books is distracting.
    GIRLS AND WOMENHARRIET E. PAINE (AKA E. CHESTER}
    But the whole thing is distracting, like constructing history out of myths and legends.
    IN THE RANKS OF THE C.I.V.ERSKINE CHILDERS
    The same distracting thing happens to both legs, and the only remedy is to chip laboriously an icy channel around it.
    THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
    But he wailed and howled in his shed in the backyard, and no doors could smother the distracting sound.
    THIRTY YEARS IN AUSTRALIAADA CAMBRIDGE
    Clarissa, on the contrary, the lovely image of impassioned virtue, is drawn in lines of distracting purity.
    A HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, YEAR BY YEAREDWIN EMERSON
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    WORDS RELATED TO DISTRACTING

    • disorderly
    • distracting
    • disturbing
    • obstreperous
    • off-base
    • out of line
    • out-of-order
    • rowdy
    • troublemaking
    • troublesome
    • unruly
    • unsettling
    • upsetting
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.