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Synonyms for paying attention

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attentiveness, heed, regard, paying attention(adj)

    paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)

    "his attentiveness to her wishes"; "he spends without heed to the consequences"

    wish, esteem, regard, heed, attentiveness, gaze, respect, compliments

  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"

    thoughtful, heedful, advertent, serious-minded, attentive, careful

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  1. payingattention

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How to use paying attention in a sentence?

  1. Catherine Steiner-Adair:

    Kids often feel like you're not really here, you're not paying attention.

  2. Jon Voight:

    It’s good to have debate—real debate—a difference on issues and different sides of the issues, it’s an important election. I hope people are paying attention.

  3. Phil Yu:

    People are listening to what he has to say, he's using his platform for what it is. It's not insignificant and I'd add this-- it's not just Asian Americans who are paying attention. It amplifies the issue more.

  4. John Dingell:

    We're going to win the election on the issues that matter to the people of all of our districts, and Haley's going win reelection by paying attention to the issues that matter to the people in her district.

  5. Joseph Votel:

    The purpose of any messages that we would send would be to highlight to them that we are paying attention, we are very vigilant, we are aware of what's going on.

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