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Synonyms for distracted
dɪˈstræk tɪddis·tract·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distracted, distraitadjective

    having the attention diverted especially because of anxiety



Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. distractedadjective

    perplexed, confused, bewildered, embarrassed

  2. distractedadjective

    deranged, insane, mad, frantic, furious, raving

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. distractedadjective

    frantic, frenzied, raving, crazy


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "distracted":

    sidetracked, diverted, entertained

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  1. Charlie Hood:

    We don't have any data to quantify why it's happening, but we all know we've seen more distracted driving in recent years, some people are definitely rushing to get somewhere and blowing past buses. I think a lot of people are just distracted and just don't realize what they're doing.

  2. Christian Strenger:

    The top brass at VW group and Audi are so preoccupied with the diesel issue that the company's management is lastingly distracted.

  3. William Wallace:

    The problem of distracted driving has grown into an epidemic, these guidelines could help stem the increase in traffic deaths that we’ve seen in the last two years. But there also needs to be a much broader effort with everyone—automakers, tech companies, regulators, and consumers—playing a role.

  4. Gregory Drumwright:

    I and our organization, marchers, demonstrators and potential voters left here sunken, sad, traumatized, obstructed and distracted from our intention to lead people all the way to the polls, let me tell you something : We were beaten, but we will not be broken.

  5. Mujtaba Rahman:

    The big cost of Brexit for the EU is that it has distracted time, attention and political capital from addressing the real substantive challenges that the EU itself faces, brexit was a team-building exercise where the EU could demonstrate how united they were. But it was really something of a cover to disguise how little they agree on the bigger challenges facing the continent.

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