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dis•trac•tion



Pronunciation: (di-strak'shun), [key]
n.
1. the act of distracting.
2. the state of being distracted.
3. mental distress or derangement: That child will drive me to distraction.
4. that which distracts, divides the attention, or prevents concentration: The distractions of the city interfere with my studies.
5. that which amuses, entertains, or diverts; amusement; entertainment: Fishing is his major distraction.
6. division or disorder caused by dissension; tumult.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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