11 Letters
7 Consonants
4 Vowels
3 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use distraction as a noun in a sentence.
About Distraction
A 3 syllables noun and 11 letters with the letters a, c, d, i, n, o, r, s, and t, 7 consonants, 4 vowels and 3 syllables with the middle letter a. Distraction starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters d, di, dis, dist, distr, and the ending characters are n, on, ion, tion, ction, ..
The act of distracting; drawing someone''s attention away from something; "conjurers are experts at misdirection"
Compound Words
A compound word, distraction has more than one word within it. There's 4 words which are dis, traction, distract, and ion.
Pig Latin
Distraction in Pig Latin is said as "istractionday or istractiondway".
d | i | s | t | r | a | c | t | i | o | n
di | is | st | tr | ra | ac | ct | ti | io | on
dis | ist | str | tra | rac | act | cti | tio | ion
dist | istr | stra | trac | ract | acti | ctio | tion
Word Gram
Noun Examples
the act of distracting;
drawing someone's attention away from something;
"conjurers are experts at misdirection"
an entertainment that provokes pleased interest and distracts you from worries and vexations
mental turmoil;
"he drives me to distraction"
an obstacle to attention

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Distraction"

There are 212 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to distraction.

Aberrationan optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image
Abnormalitybehavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality
Absentmindednesspreoccupation so great that the ordinary demands on attention are ignored
Abusecruel or inhumane treatment
Actus Reus
Agitationthe act of agitating something
causing it to move around (usually vigorously)
Alienationthe action of alienating
the action of causing to become unfriendly
"his behavior alienated the other students"
Apathythe trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally
Arbitrarinessthe trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment
"I despair at the flightiness and whimsicality of my memory"
Aslanthaving an oblique or slanted direction

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There are 1 anagrams from distraction.

Anagram Definition
Distractionthe act of distracting
drawing someone''s attention away from something
"conjurers are experts at misdirection"

View English words with the unique letters used in distraction. Words With The Letters Acdinorst


Distraction derives from 2 words.

Word Definition
Deflectimpede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)
"block an attack"
Distractdisturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
"She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill"


Distraction has 2 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Alterationthe act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
Revisionthe act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)
"it would require a drastic revision of his opinion"


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