To meet this handicap a more diversified agriculture must gradually supplant in some way the present over-attention to cotton.
Nature's own attitude with regard to over-attention to sex matters must not be forgotten.
over-attention to the mechanics of voice production is a kindred deterrent.
Many of the cases of insomnia are really due to this over-attention.
As soon as the over-attention has produced the acceptance of the belief, all further effects are automatic and necessary.
In a great many cases the greater part of the discomfort is due to over-sensitization and over-attention.
It is because of over-attention to himself that the disturbance occurs.
Spoilt women are spoilt mainly from a like cause: over-attention from men.
Again we have there symptoms which rather characterize the state of over-attention than the state of sleep.
over-attention will actually make sensations intolerable that are at first quite indifferent, or at least very easy to bear.
late 14c., "giving heed," from Latin attentionem (nominative attentio) "attention, attentiveness," noun of action from past participle stem of attendere "mental heeding" (see attend). Used with a remarkable diversity of verbs (e.g. pay, gather, attract, draw, call). As a military cautionary word preparative to giving a command, it is attested from 1792.