Definition of attention span in English:

attention span

Syllabification: at·ten·tion span

noun

  • The length of time for which a person is able to concentrate mentally on a particular activity.
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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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