attuned

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adjective at·tuned \ə-ˈtünd, -ˈtyünd\

Definition of attuned

  1. :  aware of and attentive or responsive to something —used with to … designed to produce a … police department that is more attuned to the needs of individual communities … — Clifford Krauss … what's especially crucial is the mother's or caregiver's “sensitivity”—how attuned she is to her child's experience of the world. — Pamela Druckerman … disenchanted with a government that seems more attuned to the interests of big business and rural folk than to those of urban dwellers. — Edwin O. Reischauer

1760

First Known Use of attuned

1760



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