Definition of attention span in English:

attention span

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The length of time for which a person is able to concentrate on a particular activity or subject: used effectively, humour can prolong the attention span of the students the youths have low boredom thresholds and short attention spans
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  • Later there will be no need for an explanation since everybody knows that the public attention span is short and the media will have moved on.
  • It portrays Martin as a befuddled individual with a short attention span and a weight problem, who exhibits no sign of remorse.
  • Anybody who thinks that young people have a short attention span has never watched them hooked into a movie or a game.

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