HyperDic: distraction

English > 4 senses of the word distraction:
NOUNcognitiondistractionmental turmoil
cognitiondistractionan obstacle to attention
actdistraction, beguilementan entertainment that provokes pleased interest and distracts you from worries and vexations / vexations
actdistraction, misdirectionthe act of distracting
distraction > pronunciation
Soundsdihstrae'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > distraction: 4 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningmental turmoil.
Example"he drives me to distraction"
Broaderconfusion, mental confusion, confusedness, muddiness, disarrayA mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
Spanishdesorientación, despiste, distracción
Catalandesorientació, distracció
Verbsdistractdisturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
English > distraction: 4 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAn obstacle to attention.
Broaderinattentionlack of attention
Spanishaturdimiento, confusión, distracción
Catalanatabalament, atordiment, confusió, distracció
English > distraction: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningAn entertainment that provokes pleased interest and distracts you from worries and vexations / vexations.
Synonymbeguilement
Broaderentertainment, amusementAn activity that is diverting and that holds the attention
Spanishdistracción, seducción
Catalandistracció
English > distraction: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of distracting; drawing someone's attention away from something.
Synonymmisdirection
Broaderrevision, alterationThe act of revising / revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)
Verbsdistractdraw someone's attention away from something

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