attention

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at·ten·tion

noun \ə-ˈten-chən\

Definition of ATTENTION

1
: the act or state of attending : the application of the mind to any object of sense or thought
2
a : an organismic condition of selective awareness or perceptual receptivity; specifically : the complex of neuromuscular adjustments that permit maximum excitability or responsiveness to a given class of stimuli b : the process of focusing consciousness to produce greater vividness and clarity of certain of its contents relative to others
at·ten·tion·al \-ˈtench-nəl, -ˈten-chən-əl\ adjective

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