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distracting

adjective

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distracting

verb
present participle of distract

Synonyms & Antonyms of distracting (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to draw the attention or mind to something else
  • we were distracted from our discussion by the noise outside

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“Distracting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/distracting. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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