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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

The mind gets distracted in all sorts of ways. The heart is its own exclusive concern and diversion.
Malcolm de Chazal

Pop flies, in a sense, are just a diversion for a second baseman. Grounders are his stock trade.
Jackie Robinson

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

Pop music has been all but relegated to the remainder bin at MTV and VH1, where high-maintenance concoctions such as Paris Hilton, Flavor Flav, and Hulk Hogan's biohazard clan of bleached specimens provide endless hours of death-hastening diversion.
James Wolcott

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