: unable to think about or pay attention to something : unable to concentrate
: mentally confused, troubled, or remote
: maddened or deranged especially by grief or anxiety
— dis·tract·ed·ly adverb
Examples of DISTRACTED
- If you're feeling distracted, take a break.
- <she's been distracted about her son ever since he left on that polar expedition>
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Related to DISTRACTED
- agitated, delirious, frantic, distrait, distraught, frenzied, hysterical (also hysteric)
- collected, composed, recollected, self-collected, self-composed, self-possessed, unhysterical
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