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What is another word for distracted?

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Adjective
Unable to concentrate because one is mentally preoccupied by something
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“He seemed distracted for a second, and then grinned and slung himself up into his bunk.”
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Agitated due to worry or fear
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Feeling confused mentally
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Displaying a lack of sensibleness or good judgment
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Of unsound mind, or seemingly so
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Having a feeling of giddiness or dizziness
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Intensely preoccupied with, or by, a given topic or emotion
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Inclined to behave in a reckless or outrageous manner
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On the ocean or sea, typically of a ship or person aboard a ship
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To have instigated the curiosity or attention of someone
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Past tense for to divert one's mind or attention (to something else)
“That question is the only thing that could possibly distract me from what has just happened.”
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Past tense for to bother or cause unease to one's mental or emotional state
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“Worried that the news would distract me before my exams, she tried her best to hide the letter.”
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Past tense for to cause to feel upset, annoyed, or resentful
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Past tense for to divert or distract (someone) from a main issue or course of action
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Past tense for to speak or act in a deliberately vague way to gain more time to deal with something
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Past tense for to cause to become angry
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Past tense for to attract or lure by temptation
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