attention span


noun

the interval during which an individual can concentrate, as on a single object, idea, or activity.

Nearby words

  1. attent,
  2. attention,
  3. attention deficit disorder,
  4. attention deficit hyperactivity disorder,
  5. attention line,
  6. attention-getting,
  7. attentive,
  8. attentively,
  9. attentiveness,
  10. attently

Origin of attention span

First recorded in 1930–35

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