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distractions, plural;
  1. A thing that prevents someone from giving full attention to something else
    • - the company found passenger travel a distraction from the main business of moving freight
  2. A diversion or recreation
    • - there are plenty of distractions such as sailing
  3. Extreme agitation of the mind or emotions
    • - he knew she was nervous by her uncharacteristic air of distraction

  1. mental turmoil; "he drives me to distraction"
  2. an obstacle to attention
  3. beguilement: an entertainment that provokes pleased interest and distracts you from worries and vexations
  4. the act of distracting; drawing someone's attention away from something; "conjurers are experts at misdirection"
  5. (distract) perturb: disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed; "She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill"
  6. (distracted) having the attention diverted especially because of anxiety
  7. Distraction is the diversion of attention of an individual or group from the chosen object of attention onto the source of distraction. ...
  8. Distraction is a British game show shown on Channel 4 and E4 in the United Kingdom. Presented by comedian Jimmy Carr, the show involves contestants answering questions, while being distracted in various bizarre, painful and humiliating ways.
  9. We Don't Need to Whisper is the debut album by American rock band Angels & Airwaves. It was released on May 20, 2006 in Australia, on May 22 in the UK, and on May 23 in North America.
  10. (Distractions (album)) Distractions is the third release on Fat Wreck Chords by punk band The Loved Ones. It is an EP that consists of three original songs and three covers. The song "Spy Diddley" is an outtake from the Keep Your Heart sessions. ...
  11. (Distractions (Heroes)) "Distractions" is the fourteenth episode of the first season of the NBC science fiction drama series Heroes.
  12. (Distractions (House)) Season two premiered on September 13, 2005 and ended on May 23, 2006. During the season, House tries to cope with his feelings for his ex-girlfriend Stacy Warner, who, after House diagnosed her husband with Acute intermittent porphyria, has taken a job in the legal ...
  13. Something that distracts; The process of being distracted; Perturbation; disorder; disturbance; confusion; Mental disorder; a deranged state of mind; insanity
  14. (Distractions) Alternatives to television viewing such as toys, other children, music, or some combination of these.
  15. (60)Distracted) nervous, worried or confused because you are worried about something
  16. (distracted) Although one must struggle against the centripetal forces of traction (all those entities which would hold us back, keep us in our place), the centrifugal forces of distraction (all those phenomena which would shatter our hard-won state of lucid mindfulness) can be equally as ...
  17. (distracted) no longer focussed on something.
  18. (distracted) unable to concentrate or focus
  19. Excessive space between fracture fragments or vertebral segments due to interposed tissue or, most often, axial forces.
  20. In medicine, a pain relief method that takes the patient's attention away from the pain.
  21. Distraction occurs when, without rupture of their supporting ligaments or without displacement, the joint surfaces are separated, or when there is too much space between fracture fragments because of interfering tissue, etc. ...
  22. The cognitive strategy of focusing attention on stimuli other than pain or negative emotions that accompany pain.
  23. Inadequate attention to processing a message. This is not limited to live conversations or broadcasts. Any person may improperly process any message if they do not focus adequately.
  24. The act of paying attention to the wrong thing.  In the early 21^st century, Americans live in a culture of distraction, designed to keep us thinking about white teeth and white  laundry, about beer and big breasts, about junk food and giant cars, about fun and fashion, instead of liberty and ...
  25. A deluded mental factor that wanders to any object of delusion. See Understanding the Mind.