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Distract (a.) Separated; drawn asunder.
Distract (a.) Insane; mad.
Distract (v. t.) To draw apart or away; to divide; to disjoin.
Distract (v. t.) To draw (the sight, mind, or attention) in different directions; to perplex; to confuse; as, to distract the eye; to distract the attention.
Distract (v. t.) To agitate by conflicting passions, or by a variety of motives or of cares; to confound; to harass.
Distract (v. t.) To unsettle the reason of; to render insane; to craze; to madden; -- most frequently used in the participle, distracted.
Distracted (imp. & p. p.) of Distract
Distracted (a.) Mentally disordered; unsettled; mad.