1. distracted

adjective. ['dɪˈstræktəd, dɪˈstræktɪd'] having the attention diverted especially because of anxiety.


  • distrait


  • diligent
  • careful

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Words that Rhyme with Distracted

  • transacted
  • subtracted
  • protracted
  • extracted
  • reenacted
  • detracted
  • compacted
  • redacted
  • overacted
  • impacted
  • exacted
  • reacted

Example sentences of the word distracted

1. Adjective
It could be that the employee is experiencing personal challenges that are leaving him distracted.

2. Verb, past participle
Pick a time when you can talk face-to-face without being rushed or distracted.

Quotes containing the word distracted

1. I think if I've learned anything about friendship, it's to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don't walk away, don't be distracted, don't be too busy or tired, don't take them for granted. Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together. Powerful stuff.
- Jon Katz

2. People should decide what success means for them, and not be distracted by accepting others' definitions of success.
- Tony Levin

3. Phones are distracting. The internet is distracting.The way he looked at you? He wasn't distracted. He was consumed.
- Stephanie Perkins, Isla and the Happily Ever After