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  • adj. Not distracted

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not distracted; not perplexed by contrariety or variety of thoughts, desires, or concerns.


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  • And partly because it keeps incoming information at bay, sleep is the best time for the "undistracted" hippocampus to shuttle memories to the neocortex, and for the neocortex to link them to related memories.

    Sleep Now, Remember Later

  • Who is anyone to say that it would be better for Elizabeth if Edwards quit the campaign to "undistracted" time?

    The Edwards announcement.

  • "undistracted" by the need to placate primitive public sentiments.

    Dollars & Sense blog

  • The Americans, on the other hand, who may have let their territorial ambitions carry them away in 1812 and 1813, by 1814 found themselves facing the full power of an undistracted Britain.

    Between War and Peace

  • She runs through "Für Elise," undistracted by a hovering dad or by a sister, Betsy, 5, who is on the floor helping to work the pedals with her hand.

    Joseph Cao, the unlikely congressman from New Orleans

  • The sweeping view of New York is the perfect inspiration to work on my book totally undistracted.

    Sean Black: Diary of a Silicon Valley CEO

  • With our undistracted minds and our listening ears, we have within us what we all want most: the gift of full presence.

    Wendy Strgar: True Presence

  • This seems analogous to the concept of the ‘flow’ experience, as articulated by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, a characteristic of which is an undistracted concentration on the here-and-now.

    P is for Presence « An A-Z of ELT

  • If the financial crisis teaches us anything, maybe it's this -- the need to stay informed, updated, active and adaptive, yet undistracted in a world of ever-increasing distraction and technological innovation.

    Lydia Fisher: Learning Basic Budgeting at Age 7, Wicker Armor and Clarions

  • "He is facing many uncertainties now as he supports Gabrielle, and our goal is to allow him to keep his undistracted attention on his family while allowing preparations for the mission to progress."

    NASA Names Backup For Gabrielle Giffords' Husband On Shuttle


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