Synonyms of 'diversion'
something that distracts someone's attention or concentrationThe whole argument is a diversion.
a pleasant or amusing pastime or activityFinger-painting is an excellent diversion.
His favourite pastime is golf.
Try to strike a balance between work and play.
a few hours of play until you go to bed
the game of hide-and-seek
I'd say football is my favourite sport.
To my delight, the plan worked perfectly.
Watching TV is our only pleasure.
I play the piano purely for my own entertainment.
My hobbies include tennis, music, and photography.
You should be able to find the odd moment for relaxation.
Saturday afternoon is for recreation and outings.
She ate with great enjoyment.
every conceivable distraction from shows to bouncy castles
People had very few amusements to choose from in those days.
Eventually they recognized him, much to his gratification.
an official detour used by traffic when a main route is closedBritish) They turned back because of traffic diversions.
the act of diverting from a specified courseBritish) a diversion from his fantasy-themed movies
Deviation from the norm is not tolerated.
It makes a nice change to see you in a good mood for once.
This album is a considerable departure from her previous work.
Every day without variation my grandfather ate a plate of ham.
There's substantial divergence of opinion in the party.
the text is full of digressions
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in the sense of amusement
something that amuses or entertains someonePeople had very few amusements to choose from in those days.
in the sense of change
variety or noveltyIt makes a nice change to see you in a good mood for once.
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