perplexity, abstraction, madness; see confusion 2, distress 1.
Something that distracts
diversion, amusement, pastime, disturbance, intrusion, digression, preoccupation, engrossment; see also entertainment 1, 2, game 1.
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Something, especially a performance or show, designed to entertain: