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Definition of Distracting

Distracting
Distracting Dis*tract"ing, a. Tending or serving to distract.
Distracting
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 Distracting from wikipedia

- ability to be attentive to goal relative stimulus with the addition of distracting stimuli interference. School-aged students, with developing brains, are...
- not used to distract the hounds or horses from a trail, rather to guide them along it. The earliest reference to using herring for distracting hounds is...
- delay detection or recognition of the prey. These distractive markings serve as camouflage by distracting the predator's attention from recognising the prey...
- intended to burn his Nightbooks, but Alex manages to dodge her requests by distracting her each time. While reading through the library's collection for inspiration...
- Nefundella distractor is a species of snout moth in the genus Nefundella. It is found in Puerto Rico. "World Pyraloidea Database". Globiz.pyraloidea.org...
- contradistinction to external events which may have the effect of unsettling or distracting those inside an organisation.[clarification needed][citation needed]...
- found by research that car information displays on dashboards can be distracting. Airmail Amateur radio emergency communications Beacon Communications...
- clue or piece of information is or is intended to be misleading, or distracting from the actual question. Red herring may also refer to: Red herring...
- White noise may also refer to: White noise (slang), a meaningless or distracting commotion or chatter White Noise (2005 film), a 2005 film starring Michael...
- Distractive Killusions is the third full-length album by Polish symphonic black metal band Vesania. It was recorded at Studio X in Olsztyn, Poland by...