What does the word distracted mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Bewildered or harassed; crazed.

Usage examples for distracted

  1. She gave him a kind of distracted look of thanks; she was really unable either to think or to see clearly. – The Bridal March; One Day by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
  2. It has nearly driven her poor little sister, Miss Mingle, distracted. – Dorothy Dale in the City by Margaret Penrose
  3. It was torn by no doubt, distracted by no apprehensions, it reached none of the heights of human happiness, and sounded none of the depths of despair. – Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind by Frances Martin