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dibersiyon [di.bir.si.yun.] : diversion (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: diversin: diversion ]

Derivatives of dibersiyon


Glosses:
diversion
n. (act)1. diversion, recreationan activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates.; "scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists"; "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles"; "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation"
~ activityany specific behavior.; "they avoided all recreational activity"
~ antic, prank, joke, put-on, trick, capera ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement.
~ bathingimmersing the body in water or sunshine.
~ festivity, celebrationany joyous diversion.
~ dancing, terpsichore, dance, saltationtaking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music.
~ entertainment, amusementan activity that is diverting and that holds the attention.
~ escapade, larkany carefree episode.
~ escapism, escapean inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy.; "romantic novels were her escape from the stress of daily life"; "his alcohol problem was a form of escapism"
~ eurhythmics, eurhythmy, eurythmics, eurythmythe interpretation in harmonious bodily movements of the rhythm of musical compositions; used to teach musical understanding.
~ fun, merriment, playfulnessactivities that are enjoyable or amusing.; "I do it for the fun of it"; "he is fun to have around"
~ gambling, gaming, playthe act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize).; "his gambling cost him a fortune"; "there was heavy play at the blackjack table"
~ gamean amusement or pastime.; "they played word games"; "he thought of his painting as a game that filled his empty time"; "his life was all fun and games"
~ jest, joke, jocularityactivity characterized by good humor.
~ night life, nightlifethe activity of people seeking nighttime diversion (as at the theater, a nightclub, etc.).; "a futile search for intelligent nightlife"; "in the summer the nightlife shifts to the dance clubs"
~ pastime, pursuit, interesta diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly).; "sailing is her favorite pastime"; "his main pastime is gambling"; "he counts reading among his interests"; "they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits"
~ child's play, playactivity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules.; "Freud believed in the utility of play to a small child"
~ frolic, gambol, romp, caper, playgay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement.; "it was all done in play"; "their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly"
~ athletics, sportan active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition.
n. (act)2. deflection, deflexion, deviation, digression, divagation, diversiona turning aside (of your course or attention or concern).; "a diversion from the main highway"; "a digression into irrelevant details"; "a deflection from his goal"
~ turning, turnthe act of changing or reversing the direction of the course.; "he took a turn to the right"
~ red herringany diversion intended to distract attention from the main issue.
n. (act)3. diversion, diversionary attackan attack calculated to draw enemy defense away from the point of the principal attack.
~ diversionary landingan amphibious diversionary attack.
~ attack, onrush, onset, onslaught(military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons).; "the attack began at dawn"