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Synonyms for distract

Synonyms for (verb) distract

Synonyms: distract, disorder, disquiet, perturb, trouble, unhinge, cark Definition: disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed Usage: She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill

Similar words: trouble, disturb, upset Definition: move deeply Usage: This book upset me; A troubling thought

Synonyms: deflect, distract Definition: draw someone's attention away from something Usage: The thief distracted the bystanders; He deflected his competitors

Similar words: flurry, put off, disconcert, confuse Definition: cause to feel embarrassment Usage: The constant attention of the young man confused her