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1. distraction

noun. ['dɪˈstrækʃən'] mental turmoil.

Synonyms

  • mental confusion
  • disarray
  • confusedness
  • muddiness

Antonyms

  • death
  • tightening
  • loosening
  • unattractiveness

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Words that Rhyme with Distraction

  • dissatisfaction
  • satisfaction
  • liquefaction
  • transaction
  • subtraction
  • extraction
  • contraction
  • abstraction
  • retraction
  • infraction
  • diffraction
  • classaction
  • telaction
  • interaction
  • exaction
  • attraction
  • reaction
  • inaction
  • fraction
  • faction

Example sentences of the word distraction


1. Noun, singular or mass
There may be problems at home or school which are causing a distraction.

Quotes containing the word distraction


1. When we hear some beautiful piece of Mozart or admire a wonderful building, we suddenly become present in ourselves. That's unusual nowadays because dishevelment and distraction have become an art form.
- John O'Donohue

2. I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
- Hilaire Belloc

3. Drink my Distraction Juice (not from concentrate). It tastes like love, only not so focused on just one ingredient.
- Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. Specifically ages 18-81.

2. distraction

noun. ['dɪˈstrækʃən'] an obstacle to attention.

Antonyms

  • attentiveness

3. distraction

noun. ['dɪˈstrækʃən'] the act of distracting; drawing someone's attention away from something.

Synonyms

  • alteration
  • misdirection

Antonyms

  • tidiness
  • clarity
  • dryness

4. distraction

noun. ['dɪˈstrækʃən'] an entertainment that provokes pleased interest and distracts you from worries and vexations.

Synonyms

  • amusement
  • beguilement

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • increase
  • acceleration
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