Attentive definition

ə-tĕntĭv
Paying attention; observant.
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Considerate, courteous, devoted, etc.

An attentive husband.

adjective
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Paying close attention; alert or observant.

An attentive listener; attentive to detail.

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The definition of attentive is paying attention to or being thoughtful of others.

A child who always carefully listens to his mother's directions is an example of someone who is attentive.

adjective
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1

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

adjective
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Showing care for the needs or desires of others; caring or courteous.
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Origin of attentive

  • From Old French attentif

    From Wiktionary