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Unable to concentrate because one's mind is preoccupied,
  1. Unable to concentrate because one's mind is preoccupied
    • - Charlotte seemed too distracted to give him much attention
    • - she ran her fingers through her hair in a distracted fashion
  2. Troubled or distraught
    • - distracted with grief

  1. having the attention diverted especially because of anxiety
  2. (distractedly) in a distracted manner; "`Come in,' he said distractedly"
  3. (distract) draw someone's attention away from something; "The thief distracted the bystanders"; "He deflected his competitors"
  4. (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"
  5. (distraction) mental turmoil; "he drives me to distraction"
  6. (distraction) beguilement: an entertainment that provokes pleased interest and distracts you from worries and vexations
  7. DisTract is an unfinished distributed bug tracking system/issue tracking system written in Haskell. It stores its bug database in a monotone repository, and currently only works with the Firefox web browser. ...
  8. (Distraction (song)) 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.
  9. (Distraction (US)) 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.
  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. (Distraction) Excessive space between fracture fragments or vertebral segments due to interposed tissue or, most often, axial forces.
  14. (distraction) In medicine, a pain relief method that takes the patient's attention away from the pain.
  15. (Distraction) A type of dislocation in which the bones of a joint have been separated without damage to their ligament.
  16. (Distraction) (1) Application of a force to mildly and temporarily release pressure from a joint. This tractioning of a joint space is for the purpose of releasing entrapped soft tissues, such as the joint capsule or spinal nerve roots. ...
  17. (Distraction) A deluded mental factor that wanders to any object of delusion. See Understanding the Mind.
  18. (Distraction) For example, kids getting chemotherapy may use a video game to help keep their mind off what is happening. This may also help mentally block the nausea and vomiting.
  19. (Distraction) 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.
  20. (Distraction) 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 ...
  21. (Distraction) The cognitive strategy of focusing attention on stimuli other than pain or negative emotions that accompany pain.
  22. (Distraction) This is the use of photographs, massage, mental imagery, or other visual or audio stimulation during labor to keep your mind off the pain. This is one method used in natural childbirth.
  23. (Distraction) as the stimulus happens, through treats, praise, or similar.
  24. (Distraction) might take over and make them easily revert unconsciously
  25. (Distraction) — According to hoax proponents, the U.S. government benefited from a popular distraction from the Vietnam war. Lunar activities suddenly stopped, with planned missions cancelled, around the same time that the U.S. ceased its involvement in the Vietnam War. ...