un·​dis·​tract·​ed ˌən-di-ˈstrak-təd How to pronounce undistracted (audio)
: not having one's attention turned aside or redirected : not distracted
Undistracted by the noise, he continued working.
hours of undistracted study

Examples of undistracted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many of the systems received demerits for not doing enough to make sure drivers stayed attentive and undistracted as the car steered, braked and accelerated on its own. Peter Valdes-Dapena, CNN, 12 Mar. 2024 Video footage of pedestrians has shown that people on phones walk about 10 percent slower than their undistracted counterparts. Markham Heid, San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 Jan. 2024 After closing arguments, the other jurors and I filed into a spartan room designed for undistracted deliberation. Dan Barry, New York Times, 3 Jan. 2024 If that guy, the undistracted one, shows up the rest of the playoffs, the Suns will survive until Booker returns. Kent Somers, The Arizona Republic, 24 Apr. 2022 For knowledge work especially, a less-stressful work environment offers more time and space for a thoughtful, undistracted approach to work. Maura Thomas, Forbes, 14 Apr. 2022 Note, too, that the Windows 11 version starts without the toolbar at the top, for an undistracted look at your image. Michael Muchmore, PCMAG, 19 Jan. 2022 Pedestrians should be visible and undistracted, use crosswalks, look for vehicles coming from all directions, walk unimpaired by drugs or alcohol, and not assume that vehicles see the pedestrians, according to the NHTSA website. Elizabeth Owens-Schiele, chicagotribune.com, 19 July 2021 The simple design lends an undistracted experience, and the other features like the buttons are similarly understated. Benjamin Levin, CNN Underscored, 26 Dec. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1659, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of undistracted was in 1659

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“Undistracted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undistracted. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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