Definitions for attentiveəˈtɛn tɪv
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
characterized by or giving attention; observant; mindful.
thoughtful of others; considerate; polite; courteous.
Origin of attentive:
1375–1425; late ME (Scots) < MF
(often followed by `to') giving care or attention
"attentive to details"; "the nurse was attentive to her patient"; "an attentive suitor"
heedful, attentive, thoughtful, paying attention(adj)
taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention
"heedful of the warnings"; "so heedful a writer"; "heedful of what they were doing"
paying attention; noticing, watching, listening, or attending closely
She is an attentive listener, but does not like to talk much.
heedful; intent; observant; regarding with care or attention
heedful of the comfort of others; courteous
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Translations for attentive
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
The children were very attentive when the teacher was speaking; attentive to her needs.
- يَقِظ ، مُنْتَبِه، مُسْتَمْع جَيِّداًArabic
- atentoPortuguese (BR)
- attentif (à)French
- penuh perhatianIndonesian
- umhyggjusamur, hugulsamurIcelandic
- 주의 깊은Korean
- beri perhatianMalay
- oppmerksom, påpasseligNorwegian
- uważny, troskliwyPolish
- atent; grijuliuRomanian
- uppmärksam, tillmötesgåendeSwedish
- dikkatli,özen gösterenTurkish
- 專注的Chinese (Trad.)
- chăm chúVietnamese
- 注意的Chinese (Simp.)
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