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distracted

adjective dis·tract·ed

: unable to think about or pay attention to something : unable to concentrate

Full Definition of DISTRACTED

1
:  mentally confused, troubled, or remote
2
:  maddened or deranged especially by grief or anxiety
dis·tract·ed·ly adverb

Examples of DISTRACTED

  1. If you're feeling distracted, take a break.
  2. <she's been distracted about her son ever since he left on that polar expedition>

First Known Use of DISTRACTED

1576

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