Translation of "distraction" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /dɪˈstræk.ʃən/ us

[ no plural ] the state of being very bored or annoyed

His lessons bore me to distraction.
That dreadful noise is driving me to distraction.

something that prevents someone from giving their attention to something else

I can turn the television off if you find it a distraction.

an activity that you do for pleasure

one of the distractions of city life

(Translation of “distraction” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)