What does distracted mean?

Definitions for distracted
dɪˈstræk tɪddis·tract·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distracted, distraitadjective

    having the attention diverted especially because of anxiety


  1. distractedadjective

    having one's attention diverted; preoccupied

  2. distractedadjective


Webster Dictionary

  1. Distracted

    of Distract

  2. Distractedadjective

    mentally disordered; unsettled; mad

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of distracted in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of distracted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of distracted in a Sentence

  1. Lisa Torraco:

    He wasn't distracted and he wasn't under duress and he didn't overlook anything, he did his job the way he was told and taught to do his job. He relied on other people to do their job because they're professionals as well.

  2. Ariana Denebeim:

    I've realized how much more I like being in the office, it's just so hard to sit in one room in one place all day. It's hard for me to be in my own personal space without getting distracted by little things.

  3. Larry Smith:

    However, there was some confusion during that time. Mark Allen McWilliams made the suspect lay down on the floor... the pastor got distracted... talking to his wife and the suspect lunged at him and was able to take the firearm out of his hand.

  4. George Santayana:

    Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. When change is absolute there remains no being to improve and no direction is set for possible improvement and when experience is not retained, as among savages, infancy is perpetual. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. In the first stage of life the mind is frivolous and easily distracted, it misses progress by failing in consecutiveness and persistence. This is the condition of children and barbarians, in which instinct has learned nothing from experience.

  5. Matthew Bennett:

    The story that we can read from the tracks is that the humans were stalking; following in the footsteps, precisely in the footsteps of the sloth, while it was being distracted and turning, somebody else would come across and try and deliver the killer blow. It's an interesting story and it's all written in the footprints.

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    very close or connected in space or time
    • A. arbitrary
    • B. contiguous
    • C. defiant
    • D. omnifarious

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