- an attentive waitress
- an attentive boyfriend
The hospital is proud of its attentive staff.
Our waiter was very attentive.
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on guard, on one's toes, on the alert, on the ball, on tiptoe;
: thinking about or watching something carefully : paying careful attention to something
: very concerned about the needs of others
What made you want to look up attentive? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
to speak or write verbosely and windily
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