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attention

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of attention

  1. 1 a focusing of the mind on something I need your full attention right now Synonyms of attention absorption, concentration, engrossment, enthrallment, immersion Words Related to attention fixation, obsession, preoccupation; alertness, application, awareness, consciousness, consideration, heedfulness, intentness, raptness, regard; contemplation, meditation, musing, pondering, rumination Near Antonyms of attention absence, absentmindedness, abstractedness, abstraction, detachment, distraction, obliviousness, remoteness, unawareness, unconsciousness, withdrawal; disinterest, indifference, mindlessness, unconcern; befuddlement, bemusement, bewilderment, confusion Antonyms of attention inattention

  2. 2 a state of being aware several mothers brought to the committee's attention the deplorable condition of the playground Synonyms of attention advertence, advertency, awareness, cognizance, consciousness, ear, eye, heed, knowledge, mindfulness, note, notice, observance, observation Words Related to attention hyperawareness, hyperconsciousness; advisement, care, concern, consideration, regard, watch; apprehension, discernment, grasp, mind, perception, recognition, thought, understanding Near Antonyms of attention disregard, neglect, obliviousness, unawareness

  3. 3 an act or utterance that is a customary show of good manners she enjoyed her suitor's old-school attentions Synonyms of attention amenity, civility, courtesy, formality, gesture, pleasantry, politenessWords Related to attention honors; ceremony, observance, rite, ritual; decorum, etiquette, form, manners, mores, proprieties; addresses, devoirs, greetings, regards, respects; favor, grace, kindliness, kindness; protocol, rules



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