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əˈtɛn tɪvat·ten·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attentiveadjective

    (often followed by `to') giving care or attention

    "attentive to details"; "the nurse was attentive to her patient"; "an attentive suitor"

  2. heedful, attentive, thoughtful, paying attentionadjective

    taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention

    "heedful of the warnings"; "so heedful a writer"; "heedful of what they were doing"

Wiktionary

  1. attentiveadjective

    paying attention; noticing, watching, listening, or attending closely

    She is an attentive listener, but does not like to talk much.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attentiveadjective

    heedful; intent; observant; regarding with care or attention

  2. Attentiveadjective

    heedful of the comfort of others; courteous

Editors Contribution

  1. attentive

    To give attention.

    They were attentive to each others needs and loved each other with the depth of their soul.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 19, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of attentive in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of attentive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of attentive in a Sentence

  1. Transport Minister Alain Vidalies:

    In some regions the situation is almost back to normal. In other regions we remain attentive, but we cannot say that the crisis is over.

  2. Joe Norman:

    Its always exciting to welcome a newborn and Tiana is proving to be a fantastic mother and is very attentive towards her baby, holding it close and grooming it, we will be keeping an eye on the pair over the coming weeks but the infant appears strong and healthy and has been seen feeding well.

  3. Roch Marc Kabore:

    There are several challenges, and hopes for the next five year. I will be particularly attentive to matters concerning national reconciliation, peace and security which will be the foundations of any development.

  4. Erik Pevernagie:

    We may do well to be attentive to the good and the bad vibrations in life. Since elephants use their feet to listen to vibrations and thus capture significant codes of impending peril, they might coach humans and teach them how to become “surefooted” in hazardous times. Keeping feet on the ground, however, should not hinder us from flying high and reaching soaring heights. ("Trompe le pied.")

  5. Jonathan Cane:

    Trail runs force you to focus, if you’re not attentive to the terrain, you’re likely to be face-down on it!

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