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synonyms for distractions

  • aberration
  • complication
  • confusion
  • disturbance
  • diversion
  • interference
  • interruption
  • abstraction
  • agitation
  • amusement
  • beguilement
  • bewilderment
  • commotion
  • disorder
  • dissipation
  • engrossment
  • entertainment
  • frenzy
  • game
  • pastime
  • perplexity
  • preoccupation
  • recreation
  • divertissement
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antonyms for distractions

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  • calm
  • order
  • peace
  • calmness
  • labor
  • profession
  • task
  • work
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How to use distractions in a sentence

On the morrow of that fatal day Diard went back to his old companions and found distractions for his mind in play.
JUANAHONORE DE BALZAC
But little distractions, irregular duties, worries, uncertainties—Jouffroy shook his head ominously.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
The cessation of Welsh distractions had greatly favoured the advancement of Shrewsbury.
THE INFLUENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH GILDSFRANCIS AIDEN HIBBERT
Remember that I have not seen Rose since I was last in town, six months ago, and then only amid the distractions of a gay season.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
Elvira had sat down, she was used to these distractions, and it was rather melancholy than fear that now oppressed her.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 4 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
He preserved simplicity and gentleness amid all the distractions attending his government.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
Why need I mention the levities and impertinences in comedies, or the ranting distractions of tragedy?
THE SHEEPFOLD AND THE COMMON, VOL. II (OF 2)TIMOTHY EAST
They led a life favorable to friendships, which cannot thrive amid the distractions of cities.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
All this kept Frken Knudsgaard busy; and indeed her distractions increased as the days went on.
KATHARINE FRENSHAMBEATRICE HARRADEN
Such men have not the distractions and rewards of genius to take their minds off the fact of failure.
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