What is another word for distractions?

Pronunciation: [dɪstɹˈakʃənz] (IPA)

There are many synonyms for the word "distractions," including diversions, interruptions, disruptions, detractions, deviations, digressions, obstacles, hindrances, and impediments. All of these words suggest that someone or something is keeping us from focusing on the task at hand. Often, distractions can be good for us, providing needed breaks from monotony or giving us new perspectives on our work. However, if we are constantly struggling to stay focused, distractions can become a real problem. By recognizing what types of distractions are most likely to affect us and finding ways to manage them, we can become more effective and productive in our daily lives.

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Usage examples for Distractions

Is not such a movement, large and free, the true remedy for our modern social distractions and calamities?
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G. A. Chadwick
A great attraction would be the absence of distractions such as you'd have in larger centres, and very important, is the pleasant air here.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch
This was their respite from worries about survival to which drugs or snookers had been ineffective distractions.
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Steven Sills

Famous quotes with Distractions

  • I think the older I get the more creative I get, I don't have the distractions that I had when I was younger.
    Marc Almond
  • The trouble for today's footballers is they have too many distractions. We used to get our old players coming to watch training with football magazines in their hands. Now, more often than not, they are checking the share prices.
    Franz Beckenbauer
  • Hapiness can only be found if you can free yourself of all other distractions.
    Saul Bellow
  • I just want to try to ignore the scrutiny and all the distractions and just play hard basketball and let the best come... Improving game by game and trying to improve my game is what I want to do.
    Andrew Bogut
  • By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.
    Christopher Columbus

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