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Synonyms for attention
əˈtɛn ʃən; əˌtɛnˈʃʌn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attention, attending(noun)

    the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others

    Synonyms:
    care, aid, attendance, tending, attending

    Antonyms:
    inattention

  2. care, attention, aid, tending(noun)

    the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something

    "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"

    Synonyms:
    assist, attending, financial aid, aid, tending, upkeep, assistance, precaution, forethought, caution, concern, help, charge, economic aid, tutelage, guardianship, maintenance, care, fear

    Antonyms:
    inattention

  3. attention(noun)

    a general interest that leads people to want to know more

    "She was the center of attention"

    Synonyms:
    care, aid, tending, attending

    Antonyms:
    inattention

  4. attention(noun)

    a courteous act indicating affection

    "she tried to win his heart with her many attentions"

    Synonyms:
    care, aid, tending, attending

    Antonyms:
    inattention

  5. attention(noun)

    the faculty or power of mental concentration

    "keeping track of all the details requires your complete attention"

    Synonyms:
    care, aid, tending, attending

    Antonyms:
    inattention

  6. attention(noun)

    a motionless erect stance with arms at the sides and feet together; assumed by military personnel during drill or review

    "the troops stood at attention"

    Synonyms:
    care, aid, tending, attending

    Antonyms:
    inattention

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. attention

    Care concerns what we possess; anxiety, often, what we do not; riches bring many cares; poverty brings many anxieties. Care also signifies watchful attention, in view of possible harm; as, "This side up with care;" "Take care of yourself;" or, as a sharp warning, "Take care!" Caution has a sense of possible harm and risk only to be escaped, if at all, by careful deliberation and observation. Care inclines to the positive, caution to the negative; care is shown in doing, caution largely in not doing. Precaution is allied with care, prudence with caution; a man rides a dangerous horse with care; caution will keep him from mounting the horse; precaution looks to the saddle-girths, bit and bridle, and all that may make the rider secure. Circumspection is watchful observation and calculation, but without the timidity implied in caution. Concern denotes a serious interest, milder than anxiety; as, concern for the safety of a ship at sea. Heed implies attention without disquiet; it is now largely displaced by attention and care. Solicitude involves especially the element of desire, not expressed in anxiety, and of hopefulness, not implied in care. A parent feels constant solicitude for his children's welfare, anxiety as to dangers that threaten it, with care to guard against them. Watchfulness recognizes the possibility of danger, wariness the probability. A man who is not influenced by caution to keep out of danger may display great wariness in the midst of it. Care has also the sense of responsibility, with possible control, as expressed in charge, management, oversight; as, these children are under my care; send the money to me in care of the firm. Compare ALARM; ANXIETY; PRUDENCE.

    Synonyms:
    anxiety, care, caution, charge, circumspection, concern, direction, forethought, heed, management, oversight, perplexity, precaution, prudence, solicitude, trouble, vigilance, wariness, watchfulness, worry

    Antonyms:
    carelessness, disregard, heedlessness, inattention, indifference, neglect, negligence, omission, oversight, recklessness, remissness, slight

    Preposition:
    Take care of the house; for the future; about the matter.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. attention

    Synonyms:
    observation, notice, regard, watchfulness, heed, consideration, circumspection, study, vigilance, care

    Antonyms:
    disregard, inadvertence, remission, indifference, carelessness, abstraction, distraction, absence

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. attention(n.)

    Synonyms:
    care, heed, regard, heedfulness, mindfulness, notice, observation, consideration, advertence, circumspection, watch, watchfulness

  2. attention(n.)

    Synonyms:
    application, reflection, study

  3. attention(n.)

    Synonyms:
    civility, courtesy, politeness, deference, respect, regard

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. attention(n)

    Synonyms:
    heed, regard, advertence, vigilance, circumspection, consideration, alertness, watchfulness, notice, civility, courtesy, deference, devoirs, addresses

    Antonyms:
    inattention, inadvertence, slight, disregard

How to pronounce attention?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say attention in sign language?

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How to use attention in a sentence?

  1. President Obama:

    Frankly, it didn't get that much attention, and one burning building will be looped on television over and over and over again.

  2. Ben Carson:

    Political correctness will destroy us if we don't wake up, we should all be careful about what we say, but the fact of the matter is, let's not get so concerned about how offended our enemies are. And let's pay a whole lot more attention to who we are and how do we protect our people here in the United States.

  3. Antonio Carabante:

    While attention is often given to wind speed, we know from experience that it is rainfall - and subsequent flooding and landslides - that can be even more dangerous from a humanitarian perspective.

  4. Kathy Hochul:

    Ann Gordon was proud of Ann Gordon arrest to draw attention to the cause for women's rights, and never paid Ann Gordon fine, let Ann Gordon rest in peace.

  5. J. Krishnamutri:

    When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely-- the mind being your heart, your nerves, your ears- when you give your whole attention to it.


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