DISTRACTIVELY

distractive

[dih-strak-tiv]
adjective
tending to distract.

Origin:
1625–35; distract + -ive

distractively, adverb
nondistractive, adjective
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distract (dɪˈstrækt)
 
vb
1.  (often passive) to draw the attention of (a person) away from something
2.  to divide or confuse the attention of (a person)
3.  to amuse or entertain
4.  to trouble greatly
5.  to make mad
 
[C14: from Latin distractus perplexed, from distrahere to pull in different directions, from dis-1 + trahere to drag]
 
dis'tracter
 
n
 
dis'tractible
 
adj
 
distracti'bility
 
n
 
dis'tracting
 
adj
 
dis'tractingly
 
adv
 
dis'tractive
 
adj
 
dis'tractively
 
adv

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