: heedful of the comfort of others : solicitous <an attentive waitress>
: offering attentions in or as if in the role of a suitor
— at·ten·tive·ly adverb
— at·ten·tive·ness noun
Examples of ATTENTIVE
- The hospital is proud of its attentive staff.
- Our waiter was very attentive.
First Known Use of ATTENTIVE
Related to ATTENTIVE
- absorbed, deep, engrossed, enthralled, focused (also focussed), immersed, intent, observant, rapt, all ears
- absent, absentminded, abstracted, distracted, inattentive, inobservant, unabsorbed, unfocused (also unfocussed)
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