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Definition of Distracted

Distracted
Distracted Dis*tract"ed, a. Mentally disordered; unsettled; mad. My distracted mind. --Pope.
Distracted
Distract Dis*tract", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Distracted, old p. p. Distraught; p. pr. & vb. n. Distracting.] 1. To draw apart or away; to divide; to disjoin. A city . . . distracted from itself. --Fuller. 2. To draw (the sight, mind, or attention) in different directions; to perplex; to confuse; as, to distract the eye; to distract the attention. Mixed metaphors . . . distract the imagination. --Goldsmith. 3. To agitate by conflicting passions, or by a variety of motives or of cares; to confound; to harass. Horror and doubt distract His troubled thoughts. --Milton. 4. To unsettle the reason of; to render insane; to craze; to madden; -- most frequently used in the participle, distracted. A poor mad soul; . . . poverty hath distracted her. --Shak.
Distract
Distract Dis*tract", a. [L. distractus, p. p. of distrahere to draw asunder; dis- + trahere to draw. See Trace, and cf. Distraught.] 1. Separated; drawn asunder. [Obs.] 2. Insane; mad. [Obs.] --Drayton.
Distract
Distract Dis*tract", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Distracted, old p. p. Distraught; p. pr. & vb. n. Distracting.] 1. To draw apart or away; to divide; to disjoin. A city . . . distracted from itself. --Fuller. 2. To draw (the sight, mind, or attention) in different directions; to perplex; to confuse; as, to distract the eye; to distract the attention. Mixed metaphors . . . distract the imagination. --Goldsmith. 3. To agitate by conflicting passions, or by a variety of motives or of cares; to confound; to harass. Horror and doubt distract His troubled thoughts. --Milton. 4. To unsettle the reason of; to render insane; to craze; to madden; -- most frequently used in the participle, distracted. A poor mad soul; . . . poverty hath distracted her. --Shak.

Meaning of Distracted from wikipedia

- Distracted driving is a dangerous threat to road safety across the world. While drunk driving rates have been on the decline since 1983, distracted driving...
- Distracted driving is the act of driving while engaging in other activities which distract the driver's attention away from the road. Distractions are...
- The distracted boyfriend meme is a meme based on a 2015 stock photograph by the Spanish photographer Antonio Guillem. Social media users started using...
- Retrieved September 3, 2014. Donahue, Anne T. (April 18, 2016). "Do Not Be Distracted by Ariana Grande's Ponytail". MTV. Vincent, Peter (September 8, 2014)...
- West added that "the album was my medicine", as working on the record distracted him from the pain. "Through The Wire" was first available on West's Get...
- really keeping Dave down, and frustrating him deliberately." Gilmour, distracted by the birth of his first child, contributed little else toward the album...
- Saratoga in October 1777. From early October 1777 until November 15, a siege distracted British troops at Fort Mifflin, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and allowed...
- street crimes. The burglars' sentry across the street, Alfred Baldwin, was distracted watching TV and didn't notice the arrival of the police car in front of...
- He devised a plan to launch a raft with smoke floats that successfully distracted the bombers, allowing the ship to slip away unnoticed. In 1944, he moved...
- controversial. It is widely considered dangerous due to distracted driving. Being distracted while operating a motor vehicle has been shown to increase...
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