- attentive ► ADJECTIVE 1) paying close attention. 2) considerately attending to the comfort or wishes of others.DERIVATIVES attentively adverb attentiveness noun.
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attentiveness — at*ten tive*ness n. 1. the quality of paying careful attention; attentiveness to detail. Syn: heed, regard, paying attention. [PJC] 2. paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people). Syn: heed, regard, paying attention. [WordNet… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
attentiveness — index caution (vigilance), comprehension, consideration (contemplation), consideration (sympathetic regard), notice (heed) … Law dictionary
attentiveness — mid 15c., from ATTENTIVE (Cf. attentive) + NESS (Cf. ness) … Etymology dictionary
attentiveness — noun 1. paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people) his attentiveness to her wishes he spends without heed to the consequences • Syn: ↑heed, ↑regard, ↑paying attention • Ant: ↑inattentiveness … Useful english dictionary
Attentiveness — Attentive At*ten tive ([a^]t*t[e^]n t[i^]v), a. [Cf. F. attentif.] 1. Heedful; intent; observant; regarding with care or attention. [1913 Webster] Note: Attentive is applied to the senses of hearing and seeing, as, an attentive ear or eye; to the … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
attentiveness — noun see attentive … New Collegiate Dictionary
attentiveness — See attentively. * * * … Universalium
attentiveness — noun The state or quality of being attentive … Wiktionary
attentiveness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Concentration of the mental powers on something: attention, concentration, consideration, heedfulness, regardfulness. See EXCITE. 2. Thoughtful attention: concern, consideration, regard, solicitude, thoughtfulness.… … English dictionary for students
attentiveness — n. heedfulness, mindfulness, awareness, concentration … English contemporary dictionary