Examples of attentive in a sentence
The hospital is proud of its attentive staff.
Our waiter was very attentive.
Origin and Etymology of attentive
First Known Use: 15th century
ATTENTIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of attentive for English Language Learners
: thinking about or watching something carefully : paying careful attention to something
: very concerned about the needs of others
ATTENTIVE Defined for Kids
Definition of attentive for Students
1 : paying attention an attentive listener
2 : very thoughtful about the needs of others Mama was cordial and attentive to everyone, as if entertaining them gave her a purpose. — Pam Muñoz Ryan, Esperanza Rising
attentivelyadverb listened attentively
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