distrait distrait

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having the attention diverted especially because of anxiety

Usage(s):

  1. The symbolically-minded said it was practically foreordained that oft-rescued Claret should rescue the distrait Courtney.
  2. Yusupov, still deathly sick, looked at me with a distrait air, but obeyed.
  3. Meanwhile Eleutherios Venizelos lay, broken and distrait, in a Paris clinic, far from his old sage self.
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