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Unjust fears were overcome while yet he was undistracted by society of his kind.

Equally unspoiled and undistracted, she kept the even tenor of her way.

But for undistracted people winter is one long delight of the eye.

During these episodes, the firemen had continued at their work with cool and undistracted attention.

Moreover, his attention will be free for the severe task of expression, undistracted by any eye to precepts.

Alarms were now nightmares of the past, and the people could pursue their avocations undisturbed and undistracted.

An undistracted fortnight at the Abbey cooled Lady Barbara's resentment and checked the more romantic flights of her imagination.

After all, it is meet and right that there should be one great author, undistracted by psychologyunseduced by eroticism.

Here she could lie for half a day undistracted, holding pleasant and incomplete conceptions in her mind—almost in her hands.

Now sitting is a business that demands concentration, a strong effort of the will and an undistracted mind.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., "to draw asunder or apart, to turn aside" (literal and figurative), from Latin distractus, past participle of distrahere "draw in different directions," from dis- "away" (see dis-) + trahere "to draw" (see tract (n.1)).

Sense of "to throw into a state of mind in which one knows not how to act" is from 1580s. Related: Distracted; distracting; distractedly; distractedness.

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