- attentive; intent.
Origin of attent
Examples from the Web for attent
I wish these may please you, I shall be gratified if they do, pray write me, I will attent to all your Commands.Ten American Girls From History
Kate Dickinson Sweetser
Our attent ion is then drawn to a large design representing the Terrestrial Paradise.Chantilly in History and Art
Louise M. Richter
While her body was sleeping in this sweet hallucination of the senses, her mind was attent with a marvellous activity.The Marquis of Pealta (Marta y Mara)
Armando Palacio Valds
Thus lord Aeneas with all attent retold alone the divine doom and the history of his goings.The Aeneid of Virgil
And as thou walkest the street, keep thine eyes and thine ears open and attent, and learn ever what men say and think.The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn
Word Origin and History for attent
late 15c., "attentive," from Latin attentus, past participle of attendere (see attend). As a noun, "intention, aim" (early 13c.), from Old French atente "act of attending," from fem. of Latin attentus.