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distracted

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of distracted

  1. 1 feeling overwhelming fear or worry she's been distracted about her son ever since he left on that polar expedition Synonyms of distracted agitated, delirious, frantic, distrait, distraught, frenzied, hysterical (also hysteric)Words Related to distracted alarmed, anxious, disquieted, disturbed, nervous, perturbed, tense, troubled, upset, worried, wrought (up); affrighted, aghast, alarmed, fearful, frightened, horrified, scared, spooked, terrified, terrorized; ballistic, berserk, crazed, demented, deranged, mad, maniacal (also maniac), nuclear; raging, ranting, ravingNear Antonyms of distracted calm, peaceful, placid, self-possessed, serene, tranquil; cool, coolheaded, undisturbed, unperturbed, unshaken, untroubled, unworriedAntonyms of distracted collected, composed, recollected, self-collected, self-composed, self-possessed, unhysterical

  2. 2 lost in thought and unaware of one's surroundings or actions the distracted driver rear-ended the pickup truck that had stopped for the red light Synonyms of distracted absent, abstracted, absentminded, preoccupiedWords Related to distracted absorbed, daydreaming, dreaming, dreamy, engrossed, faraway, intent, pensive, rapt; heedless, inattentive, insensible, oblivious, unaware, unconscious, unheeding, unknowing, unmindful, unperceptive, unthinking, unwary, unwitting, vacant; befogged, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, birdbrained, clueless, confused, dazed, flighty, foggy, forgetful, forgetting, hazy, muddled, scatterbrained, unfocused (also unfocussed)Near Antonyms of distracted alive, attentive, aware, conscious, engaged, heads-up, heedful, mindful, observant, observing, open-eyed, sharp, vigilant, wary, watchful, wide-awake; clearheaded, unconfusedAntonyms of distracted alert

  3. 3 suffering from mental confusion she's been chronically depressed and distracted since her husband's death Synonyms of distracted addle, addled, addlepated, bedeviled, befogged, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, bushed [chiefly Australian], confounded, confused, dazed, dizzy, dopey (also dopy), fogged, mixed-up, muddleheaded, muzzy, pixilated (also pixillated), punch-drunk, punchy, raddled, shell-shocked, silly, slaphappy, spaced-out (or spaced), spacey (also spacy), stunned, stupefied, zonked, zonked-outWords Related to distracted senseless, unconsciousNear Antonyms of distracted alert, consciousAntonyms of distracted clearheaded, unconfused



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