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Origin of diversion
Examples from the Web for diversion
Some see it as a diversion from the main political objectives of calling for direct elections.
Only then did most of those present hear about the diversion.
Also attending was Regan, who told investigators the president had been “crestfallen” at hearing about the diversion.
The public health implications of diversion have probably only begun to be elucidated.
Besides, even if pot were really, really, really well regulated like prescription drugs, diversion and abuse will still happen.
This diversion answered the purpose, and nothing further was said about my intended report.Ten Years Among the Mail Bags|James Holbrook
In order to create a diversion, these captured the town of Melo from the Government party.Uruguay|W. H. Koebel
In many communities this was the one diversion and the one extravagance.Starr King in California|William Day Simonds
During this diversion, Dangerfield was able to recover himself sufficiently to present a grave mask.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
Yes: but is not the power of being pleased with diversion in itself a happiness?The Thoughts of Blaise Pascal|Blaise Pascal
early 15c., "diverse condition;" c.1600 "act of diverting," from Middle French diversion, from Late Latin diversionem (nominative diversio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin divertere (see divert).
Sense of "amusement, entertainment" is first recorded 1640s. Hence, divertimento (1823), from the Italian form; originally "a musical composition designed primarily for entertainment."