Definition of Diverted

1. Adjective. Pleasantly occupied. "We are not amused"

Exact synonyms: Amused, Entertained
Similar to: Pleased



Definition of Diverted

1. Adjective. that has been subject to diversion ¹

2. Verb. (past of divert) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Diverted

1. divert [v] - See also: divert

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diverted

diversionary
diversionary attack
diversionary landing
diversionist
diversionists
diversions
diversities
diversity
diversity index
diversity jurisdiction
diversivolent
diversly
diversories
diversory
divert
diverted (current term)
divertee
divertees
diverter
diverters
divertible
diverticle
diverticles
diverticula
diverticula of colon
diverticular
diverticular disease of colon

Literary usage of Diverted

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"... and also an account of the amount of earnings diverted by the consolidation, prior to the appointment of a receiver, and an account of the amount of ..."

2. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1874)
"... diverted, it ยกв no worse if they are diverted in that way than if they were squandered by our descendants. A national Church, established and endowed, ..."

3. Thucydides Translated Into English by Benjamin Jowett, Thucydides (1881)
"At length he drained the canal and diverted the water, thus leaving their ships high and dry and joining nearly the whole island to the mainland. ..."

4. Nature by Norman Lockyer, Nature Publishing Group (1875)
"... would he if the river were in a state of nature, and if a large portion of its flood-water were not diverted by man lor the purposes of irrigation. ..."

5. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini, John Addington Symonds (1889)
"The castellan, when these things were reported to him, sent me another mattress. Thereafter, when I searched my memory to find what could have diverted me ..."

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