Definition of scattering:
dispersion, scatter, sprinkle, sparge, disseminative, some, strewing, spread, dissemination, spreading, not many, diffusing, dispersive, aspersion, diffusive, few, sprinkling, irregular, distributive, disseminating.
- disordering (part of speech: verb)
deranging (part of speech: verb)
- mixing up,
- dispersing (part of speech: verb)
- dispersion (part of speech: noun)
- scattering (part of speech: verb)
- "The Twilight of the Souls", Louis Couperus.
She was not invited during her Freshman year to the dances given by either the sororities or the fraternities; and the large scattering crowd of masculine undergraduates were frightened away from the handsome girl by her supposed haughty intellectual tastes.- "The Bent Twig", Dorothy Canfield.
In one of these, the watchful eye of the mother saw the very moment in which the home influence was becoming too exclusive and oppressive, and also when the school influence became scattering to the mind from too much companionship, or when ambition took the place of love of knowledge and excellence.- "Guide to the Kindergarten and Intermediate Class and Moral Culture of Infancy.", Elizabeth P. Peabody Mary Mann.