- 1 [countable, uncountable] a thing that takes your attention away from what you are doing or thinking about I find it hard to work at home because there are too many distractions. movie audiences looking for distraction
- 2[countable] an activity that amuses or entertains you Idioms
so that you become upset, excited, or angry and not able to think clearly The children are driving me to distraction today. She was alone in the house all day and bored to distraction.
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