HyperDic: attentive

English > 2 senses of the word attentive:
ADJECTIVEallattentive(often followed by 'to') giving care or attention
allattentive, heedful, thoughtful, paying attentiontaking heed
attentive > pronunciation
Soundsahteh'ntihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > attentive: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(often followed by 'to') giving care or attention.
Examples
  • "attentive to details"
  • "the nurse was attentive to her patient"
  • "an attentive suitor"
Attribute ofattentionA motionless erect stance with arms at the sides and feet together
Narroweradvertent, heedfulGiving attention
captive, absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, intent, wrappedGiving or marked by complete attention to
observantpaying close attention especially to details
oversolicitousexcessively solicitous
solicitousshowing hovering attentiveness
See alsoconcernedFeeling or showing worry or solicitude
Oppositeinattentiveshowing a lack of attention or care
Spanishatento
Catalanatent
Nounsattentivenesspaying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
Adverbsattentivelywith attention
Verbsattendgive heed (to)
English > attentive: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningtaking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention.
Synonymsheedful, thoughtful, paying attention
Attribute ofattentiveness, heed, regard, paying attentionpaying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
Oppositeheedless, unheedingmarked by or paying little heed or attention
Spanishatento, consciente
Catalanatent
Nounsattentivenessthe trait of being observant and paying attention
Verbsattendgive heed (to)

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