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Turns out, spending a couple of nights surrounding a campfire is exactly the distraction we need right now.
THREE FAMILY-FRIENDLY ADVENTURES TO TRY THIS FALLOUTSIDE EDITORSSEPTEMBER 17, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
When I’m thinking, brainstorming, and writing, I turn the Wi-Fi off to limit the distraction and force me to focus.
17 EXTREMELY USEFUL PRODUCTIVITY TIPS FROM THIS YEAR’S 40 UNDER 40MARIA ASPANSEPTEMBER 6, 2020FORTUNE
“Presumably, you don’t have internet, you’re not online, you’re not watching TV,” she says, adding that without those distractions, you may find yourself itching to put together a real meal.
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Also, you may realize we did not put out a Rocket Report last week—this is because the threat of Hurricane Laura provided an unexpected but significant distraction to the author.
ROCKET REPORT: MUSK UPDATES SUPER HEAVY PLAN, CHINA TO LAUNCH SPACEPLANE?ERIC BERGERSEPTEMBER 4, 2020ARS TECHNICA
Cities like the one she lives in are full of distractions, so she likes to stand between two parked cars and do command training to get the dog she’s with to focus on her and ignore whatever’s whizzing by.
THE RIGHT WAY TO WALK YOUR DOGJOHN KENNEDYAUGUST 26, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
You don’t need to rent out an expensive recording studio to start publishing your brand’s first Voice Tweets, but you also don’t want to record in a busy home with lots of noise and distractions.
TOP FIVE TIPS TO USE TWITTER’S NEW VOICE TWEETS FEATUREDAVID CICCARELLIAUGUST 25, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
The absence of fans not only eliminated distractions but also improved players’ sight lines.
WHY HAVE NBA OFFENSES BEEN SO GOOD IN THE BUBBLE?MIKE PRADAAUGUST 20, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Some analysts think China is taking advantage of the global distraction over the Covid pandemic to step up their activity.
WILL COVID-19 SPARK A COLD WAR (OR WORSE) WITH CHINA? (EP. 414)STEPHEN J. DUBNERAPRIL 23, 2020FREAKONOMICS
They were still a little perturbed by the brilliance and distraction, and it was as an alien that she moved among them still.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
He tried to console her, to amuse her, but what distraction could be found to appeal to that monstrously apathetic nature?
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
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WORDS RELATED TO DISTRACTION

  • befuddlement
  • bewilderment
  • distraction
  • gauze
  • giddiness
  • glaze
  • haze
  • lala-land
  • lightheadedness
  • maze
  • muddledness
  • nadaville
  • narcosis
  • shock
  • stupefaction
  • stupor
  • trance
  • vertigo
  • wooziness
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