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Definition of Diversion

Diversion

  1. The act of turning aside from any course, occupation, or object; as, the diversion of a stream from its channel; diversion of the mind from business.
  2. That which diverts; that which turns or draws the mind from care or study, and thus relaxes and amuses; sport; play; pastime; as, the diversions of youth.
  3. The act of drawing the attention and force of an enemy from the point where the principal attack is to be made; the attack, alarm, or feint which diverts.

Diversion Quotations

I did not want to raise a genetically compromised child. I did not want my children to have to contend with the massive diversion of parental attention, and the consequences of being compelled to care for their brother after I died. I wanted a genetically perfect baby, and because that was something I could control, I chose to end his life.
Ayelet Waldman

If our condition were truly happy, we would not seek diversion from it in order to make ourselves happy.
Blaise Pascal

Ironing is a great diversion from the reality you don't want to face.
Melissa McBride

Most sorts of diversion in men, children and other animals, are in imitation of fighting.
Jonathan Swift

I believe certain members of the U.S. Congress have aided in the oppression and diversion of critical information that could have revealed a fullness of truth long ago.
Bo Gritz
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Diversion Translations

diversion in Afrikaans is ontspanning
diversion in Danish is rekreation
diversion in Dutch is afleidingsmanoeuvre
diversion in German is Umleitung
diversion in Italian is diversione, deviazione
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