HyperDic: distract

English > 2 senses of the word distract:
VERBemotiondistract, deflectdraw someone's attention away from something
emotiondistract, perturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, disorderdisturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
distract > pronunciation
Soundsdihstrae'kt
Rhymesabstract ... whacked: 41 rhymes with aekt...
English > distract: 2 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningDraw someone's attention away from something.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"The thief distracted the bystanders"
Synonymdeflect
Broaderconfuse, flurry, disconcert, put offCause to feel embarrassment
Spanishapartar, desviar, distraer
Catalanapartar, desviar, distraure, distreure
Nounsdistractionthe act of distracting
English > distract: 2 senses > verb 2, emotion
Meaningdisturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will distract him; The performance is likely to distract Sue
Synonymsperturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, disorder
Narrowerworry, vexdisturb the peace of mind of
Broaderdisturb, upset, troubleMove deeply
Spanishdistraer, inquietar, intranquilizar, molestar, perturbar, trastornar
Catalandistreure, inquietar, intranquil·litzar, molestar, pertorbar
Nounsdistractionmental turmoil

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