distractio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From distrahō (I drag apart).

Noun[edit]

distractiō f (genitive distractiōnis); third declension

  1. A dragging apart; a pulling away; an act of separating or dividing
  2. (figuratively) Something that causes people to turn away from each other or their activity; discord; a distraction

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative distractiō distractiōnēs
Genitive distractiōnis distractiōnum
Dative distractiōnī distractiōnibus
Accusative distractiōnem distractiōnēs
Ablative distractiōne distractiōnibus
Vocative distractiō distractiōnēs

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