undistracted

adjective
un·​dis·​tract·​ed | \ ˌən-di-ˈstrak-təd How to pronounce undistracted (audio) \

Definition of undistracted

: 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 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 So listen carefully to your lover, and save discussions about relationship problems for times when the two of you are most attentive: when you are rested, sober and undistracted. David Z. Hambrick, Scientific American, 5 Nov. 2019 Burna Boy’s music is savvy and modern but undistracted by obvious crossover moves. Los Angeles Times, 30 Aug. 2019 Yet undistracted reading didn’t perish the moment any of these technologies were switched on. Dan Chiasson, The New Yorker, 26 Aug. 2019 Previously, taking tests approved by Western universities had usually meant opting out of the gaokao, which requires years of undistracted preparation. The Economist, 28 June 2018 This was an evening of undistracted playfulness with our little girl. Splashing in the ocean and digging in the sand. Jamie Ballard, Good Housekeeping, 10 May 2018 Your daughter deserves eye contact, a moment of undistracted attention and an appreciative smile from her teacher. Amy Dickinson, Detroit Free Press, 31 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of undistracted

1659, in the meaning defined above

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“Undistracted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undistracted. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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