Sentence Examples with the word distracted

She waited until she was certain he was distracted before she crept across the apartment, keeping as close to the wall farthest from him as possible.

A light knock at his door distracted him from both painful thoughts.

The conflicts between Catholics and Protestants speedily merged into the chronic political rivalries, domestic and foreign, which distracted the European states; and religious considerations played a very important part in diplomacy and war for at least a century and a half, from the diet of Augsburg in 1530 to the English revolution and the league of Augsburg, 1688-89.

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She moved to face him, distracted by the fact he shifted his body to keep from breaking their physical contact.

In short, Abdur Rahman's reign produced an important political revolution, or reformation, in Afghanistan, which rose from the condition of a country distracted by chronic civil wars, under rulers whose authority depended upon their power to hold down or conciliate fierce and semi-independent tribes in the outlying parts of the dominion, to the rank of a formidable military state governed autocratically.

He was bespattered with mud and had a pitiful, weary, and distracted air, though at the same time he was haughty and self-confident.

When they undressed, he kept her so distracted that she didn't even think about being embarrassed.

He at last abandoned the contest which had distracted Europe.

A powerful native dynasty reigned in the 12th century, but in 1408 the island was attacked by Chinese, and from 1505 onwards it was distracted by the attacks and squabbles of Europeans.

Maybe he was here to see Giddon, and was distracted - or even worried that she would detect his source.