[ dih-strak-tuh-bil-i-tee ]
/ dɪˌstræk təˈbɪl ɪ ti /
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inability to sustain one's attention or attentiveness, which is rapidly diverted from one topic to another: a symptom of a variety of mental disorders, as manic disorder, schizophrenia, or anxiety states.
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Willed attention, rather than spineless feeling distractibility, might have saved him.Applied Psychology for Nurses|Mary F. Porter