What is another word for Distracting?

Pronunciation: [dɪstɹˈaktɪŋ] (IPA)

Distracting refers to something that draws one's attention away from what they should be focusing on. There are several synonyms for the word distracting, including: diverting, disturbing, alluring, agitating, intrusive, off-putting, unsettling, bothersome, and perturbing. These words can be used interchangeably depending on the context and the tone of the sentence. For instance, when something is distracting because of its excessive noise, we could use the word agitating. When something is distracting because it grabs attention too strongly, the word alluring would be fitting. By using various synonyms for distracting, we can create more engaging and precise sentences.

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Usage examples for Distracting

Afterwards I had my lunch and then came on a fever and a Distracting headache, and I was compelled to keep my room; and so heard nothing at all until my grandfather told me the good news this morning.
"The Maid of Maiden Lane"
Amelia E. Barr
Perhaps he had half-closed his eyes, for the instructions how to concentrate included a note that the brain worked better if you lay down and shut out the Distracting phenomena of existence.
William McFee
For a moment he welcomed the Distracting shout from one of the colonists, and sat up.
"Eight Keys to Eden"
Mark Irvin Clifton

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