attentive

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /əˈtɛntɪv/
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Adjective[change]

Positive
attentive

Comparative
more attentive

Superlative
most attentive

  1. If a person or animal is attentive, it is trying hard to notice things.
    An attentive audience, both young and old, was listening for any change.
    Our server was attentive but not very knowledgeable about the food.
    He was especially attentive toward his wife, and didn't want to leave her side for long.

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