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adjective as in disruptive

adjective as in diverting

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adjective as in vociferous

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For Sanders, all of that speculation is nonsense, Beltway gossip that is distracting people from running to the barricades.

I find them so distracting that I generally avoid medical dramas altogether.

By removing or distracting yourself from the situation, you stop the possibility of fixating on an issue.

Because the Tinder life, especially in the Olympic village— where use is “next level” per Ms Anderson—was “way too distracting.”

None of the subplots coalesce, with each and every one distracting from the other.

And she had good reason to believe that no woman had ever been more charming, distracting, provocative.

Even these few unmistakable instances are less distracting than the ones in Dennis.

Users who find this behavior distracting may keep their mouse or cursor in text-free areas such a margin or scroll bar.

Hadria buried her face in her hands, as if to shut out distracting sights and sounds, so that she might think more clearly.

And in her face was an expression of exquisite sweetness—albeit now there were distracting emotions mingled with it.


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On this page you'll find 118 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to distracting, such as: disturbing, rowdy, troublesome, unruly, upsetting, and disorderly.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.