Definition of attentive adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    attentive

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//əˈtɛntɪv//
     
     
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  1. 1listening or watching carefully and with interest an attentive audience
  2. 2helpful; making sure that people have what they need The hotel staff are friendly and attentive. attentive to somebody/something Ministers should be more attentive to the needs of families.
attentivelyadverb
 
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The children listened attentively to the story.
attentivenessnoun[uncountable]opposite inattentive
 
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