Thesaurus / distractions


She had been thinking, and she had even found time, in the midst of her distractions, to read part of a book.

Sylvia's MarriageUpton Sinclair

So we are set free from the dread of death and from the distractions incident to life.

Allow the attentions and distractions of the moment to recede as you create quietude.

Then, too, there are certain allurements and distractions in school life which are a hindrance to our joy in an intellectual task.

A rabble of distractions sought to sway me hither and thither.

Women's Wild OatsC. Gasquoine Hartley

In this country hole, with an impertinent minx like my new mistress, I have no favors to dream of, no distractions to hope for.

A Chambermaid's DiaryOctave Mirbeau

The young beauty compelled him to join, in her company, in all the distractions of the Carnival.

All this considered, there is a judgment of Heaven upon this nation if these distractions continue.

But even that bereavement was mitigated by distractions alike inevitable and ennobling.

LothairBenjamin Disraeli

The Camp is to be open, and there are to be Concerts and other distractions.

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