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attentive

Saltos de línea: at|ten¦tive
Pronunciación: /əˈtɛntɪv
 
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Definición de attentive en inglés:

adjetivo

1Paying close attention to something: never before had she had such an attentive audience ministers should be more attentive to the interests of taxpayers
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Jones is earnest and attentive to detail, and promises to work closely with residents on an array of local issues.
  • Therefore, we need to be ever vigilant and attentive to the status of race in our work as well as in our lives.
  • The children watched with interest and were attentive to each step of the process.
Sinónimos
alert, awake, watchful, wide awake, observant, perceptive, percipient, acute, aware, noticing, heeding, heedful, mindful, vigilant, on guard, on one's guard, on one's toes, on the qui vive, on the lookout;
concentrating, intent, absorbed, engrossed, focused, committed, studious, diligent, scrupulous, rigorous, earnest, interested
informal all ears, beady-eyed, not missing a trick, on the ball
rare regardful
1.1Assiduously attending to the comfort or wishes of others; very polite or courteous: the hotel has a pleasant atmosphere and attentive service
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • All the dishes were exquisitely presented and the service was polite and attentive.
  • He sought comfort by becoming overly attentive to the patient and his family.
  • The service is quick, courteous and attentive without becoming overpowering.
Sinónimos

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French attentif, -ive, from atendre 'give one's attention to' (see attend).

Derivados

attentively

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • Listening carefully and attentively to others is truly essential and necessary in communication.
  • He makes you realise, with some discomfort, that we often fail to look attentively enough at what we see.
  • He was a quiet shy boy who spoke little but listened attentively.

attentiveness

2
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • The results seem to show a vast improvement in attentiveness and concentration.
  • Her attentiveness is seductive; she makes a man feel that he is special and sexy.
  • The past scenes are beautifully handled, with a clear attentiveness to detail that enhances the film's believability.

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