diversion


diversion

noun

Definition of DIVERSION

1
someone or something that provides amusement or enjoyment <a scavenger hunt was organized as a diversion for the guests at the party>
Near Antonyms killjoy, party pooper
Antonyms bore, bummer, downer, drag
2
the act or activity of providing pleasure or amusement especially for the public <movies and television became two of the most popular and influential diversions of the 20th century>
3
a turning away from a course or standard <carefully weighed testimony that did not contain the slightest diversion from the truth>
Near Antonyms adherence

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