What is the Meaning of Distraction | Definition and What is Distraction

Distraction, from the latin distractĭo, is the action and the effect of (se) distracting. This verb means entertain, amuse or divert attention from someone or something from what should be.
For example: "A distraction from defence, the local team lost one to zero and eliminated", "the boss is very angry and said that he would not tolerate more no distraction", "last night I had a distraction and I got burned with oil that was boiling.
Distraction is something that attracts the attention of a person. When someone is distracted, it stops paying attention to something and diverts it to a new point of interest. There are deliberate distractions, harmless distractions and entertainments with consequences that can be very dangerous.
In the first group include games and performances which allow relaxation and rest. In this case, the person consciously seeks to distract to put aside daily worries, not for some time. Go see a play, watch television or read a magazine are common distractions.
In all involuntary distractions, there are different actions which have no consequences. Wash twice the same pants, leave the television switched on before leaving the House or do not know where is located a shirt any are minor distractions. Other distractions, however, can be dangerous and even fatal like talking on the phone while driving or leave a single baby in a bathtub with water.
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