Definition of Distractive

1. a. Causing perplexity; distracting.



Definition of Distractive

1. Adjective. causing distraction ¹

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Definition of Distractive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Distractive

distracted
distractedly
distractedness
distracter
distracters
distractful
distractibility
distractible
distractile
distracting
distractingly
distraction
distraction conus
distractions
distractious
distractive (current term)
distractor
distractors
distracts
distrad
distrads
distrail
distrails
distrain
distrainable
distrained
distrainer
distrainers
distraining
distrainor

Literary usage of Distractive

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1. Concealing-coloration in the Animal Kingdom: An Exposition of the Laws of by Gerald Handerson Thayer, Abbott Handerson Thayer (1909)
"But the black markings on the quill feathers both of gulls and terns are worn throughout the year, and probably serve both as 'distractive' marks f when the ..."

2. Why We Punctuate, Or, Reason Vs. Rule in the Use of Marks by William Livingston Klein (1897)
"Inasmuch as every mark of punctuation must be considered by the reader, the presence of an unnecessary mark adds to the distractive effect inseparable from ..."

3. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1918)
"... to obtain a graded series of distractors, that qualitative difference within a modality has very little if anything to do with the distractive effect. ..."

4. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1908)
"They seem like rudderless ships on unknown seas, and are driven now here, now there, by every attractive or distractive force. It is such an individual that ..."

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