Definitions for attentiveness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

at•ten•tiveəˈtɛn tɪv(adj.)

  1. characterized by or giving attention; observant; mindful.

  2. thoughtful of others; considerate; polite; courteous.

Origin of attentive:

1375–1425; late ME (Scots) < MF


Princeton's WordNet

  1. attentiveness, heed, regard, paying attention(noun)

    paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)

    "his attentiveness to her wishes"; "he spends without heed to the consequences"

  2. attentiveness(noun)

    the trait of being considerate and thoughtful of others

  3. attentiveness(noun)

    the trait of being observant and paying attention


  1. attentiveness(Noun)

    The state or quality of being attentive.

Anagrams of attentiveness

  1. tentativeness

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