[ UK /da‍ɪvˈɜːtɪd/ ]
[ US /daɪˈvɝtɪd, dɪˈvɝtɪd/ ]
  1. pleasantly occupied
    We are not amused
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How To Use diverted In A Sentence

  • They talked occasionally of planting colonies, but were diverted by the war.
  • She felt his hand grazing hers, and looked up at him, but his attention was suddenly diverted.
  • What lawns deserve is grey water, that basinful of (cooled) soapy washing-up water, the sluiced out teapot, the diverted bathwater. Times, Sunday Times
  • One stray click and I'm rickrolled, prankishly diverted to the now-familiar footage of Rick Astley being devoured by a pack of London cannibals. Wired Top Stories
  • The flight was diverted to Gatwick because of a bomb scare.
  • The train was diverted to Cambridge because of engineering works on the main line.
  • The plan was abandoned, the lot was sold at a profit, and the funds were diverted to another purpose. Christianity Today
  • This is because part of the existing East Rail line will be diverted on to new track that has been sandwiched between the existing live railway and the main pipelines carrying water from China.
  • They were diverted from flooded roads twice, then found themselves in a traffic jam caused by a multicar fender bender. WRECKED
  • There was no worn channel for the creek, and its waters, dammed up, diverted, flying through the air on giddy flumes, trickling into sinks and low places, and raised by huge water-wheels, were used and used again a thousand times. LI-WAN, THE FAIR
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