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Synonyms for attentive
əˈtɛn tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attentive(adj)

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

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

    Synonyms:
    paying attention, thoughtful, heedful

    Antonyms:
    forgetful, absent, moony, oscitant, distracted, absentminded, yawning(a), dreamy, scatty, distrait, oblivious, abstracted, drowsy, inattentive, woolgathering

  2. heedful, attentive, thoughtful, paying attention(adj)

    taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention

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

    Synonyms:
    paying attention, thoughtful, heedful, advertent, serious-minded, careful

    Antonyms:
    drowsy, oscitant, absentminded, abstracted, forgetful, woolgathering, distracted, distrait, absent, scatty, dreamy, yawning(a), inattentive, moony, oblivious

Wiktionary

  1. attentive(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    reckful

    Antonyms:
    inattentive, reckless

  2. attentive(adjective)

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

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

    Synonyms:
    reckful

    Antonyms:
    inattentive, reckless

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. attentive

    Synonyms:
    alert, on hand, prompt, ready, thoughtful, wide-awake

    Antonyms:
    absent, absent-minded, absorbed, abstracted, heedless, inattentive, indifferent, listless, negligent, oblivious, preoccupied, thoughtless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. attentive(a.)

    Synonyms:
    mindful, heedful, observant, wary, circumspect, watchful, careful, thoughtful, regardful, awake, alive, wide awake, on the alert, on the lookout

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. attentive(a)

    Synonyms:
    heedful, observant, intent, mindful, wary, alert, circumspect, watchful, courteous, deferential, considerate

    Antonyms:
    inattentive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "attentive":

    careful, vigilant, observant, watchful, alert, mindful, responsive

How to pronounce attentive?

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How to say attentive in sign language?

  1. attentive

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How to use attentive in a sentence?

  1. 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.")

  2. Katie Greer:

    With that, acronyms can be used by kids to hide certain parts of their conversations from attentive parents, acronyms used for this purpose could potentially raise some red flags for parents.

  3. 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.

  4. Mayada Elsabbagh:

    The idea is that in autism, very subtle, atypical behaviors of the infant may cause them to be less sensitive and attentive to those social signals from their mothers, in turn, mothers are not able to maintain synchrony in the interaction.

  5. Dieter Zetsche:

    There is tremendous opportunity in the convergence of the West Coast tech industry and the auto industry with its huge technological depth, we feel we are well equipped to drive that development and to lead it in many areas. We are open and attentive to all intrusions from all sides.


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