Definition of Attentiveness

1. Noun. Paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people). "He spends without heed to the consequences"

Exact synonyms: Heed, Paying Attention, Regard
Generic synonyms: Attending, Attention
Specialized synonyms: Advertence, Advertency
Attributes: Heedless, Unheeding, Attentive, Heedful, Paying Attention, Thoughtful
Derivative terms: Attentive, Heed
Antonyms: Inattentiveness



2. Noun. The trait of being considerate and thoughtful of others.

3. Noun. The trait of being observant and paying attention.

Definition of Attentiveness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being attentive. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Attentiveness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Attentiveness

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Literary usage of Attentiveness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Educational Psychology by Edward Lee Thorndike (1913)
"ORIGINAL attentiveness Of the situations to which man is sensitive some originally excite the further responses—of disposing him, especially his sense ..."

2. Talking Business by John Mantle Clapp, L. N. Andres (1919)
"Report of work, asking questions attentiveness There is one quality which your employer must find in you, or you are of no value in his business. ..."

3. An Introduction to Latin Prose Composition: With a Complete Course of by Charles Anthon (1845)
"... many years that he has been my good friend, and been beloved by me on account of his great kindness and attentiveness. ruim annus sum quum ille in ..."

4. Language for Men of Affairs (1919)
"Report of work, asking questions attentiveness There is one quality which your employer must find in you, or you are of no value in his business. ..."

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