distraction

[ dih-strak-shuhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF distraction

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But one of them, the distraction of seeing the world, is innocent and beneficial.

The house was quite in a state of distraction for some days.

An elderly spinster; boarders are her distraction as well as a source of income.

Do you object to such a piece of distraction remaining where she is?'

I entreated him to reflect before he drove me to distraction.

They regarded her as a distraction that drew them from their bad dreams.

The greatest good of a State is unity; the greatest evil, discord and distraction.

He was in a state of distraction as to his feelings and yet lucid as to his mind.

I cannot bear to read, and it is a blessing to me to run to the pen for distraction.

But I don't think that in his distraction he is ever monstrous.

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