distractibility

noun
dis·​tract·​i·​bil·​i·​ty | \ dis-ˌtrak-tə-ˈbil-ət-ē How to pronounce distractibility (audio) \
plural distractibilities

Medical Definition of distractibility

: a condition in which the attention of the mind is easily distracted by small and irrelevant stimuli

Other Words from distractibility

distractible \ -​ˈtrak-​tə-​bəl How to pronounce distractible (audio) \ adjective

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“Distractibility.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/distractibility. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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