- attention deficit disorder,
- attention deficit hyperactivity disorder,
- attention line,
- attention span,
Origin of attentive
Examples from the Web for attentive
She gave jewelry away, gifts, and was one of the most attentive, caring friends.
Yet in practice, those most attentive to LGBT concerns may be the least eager to pick this fight.
Indeed, the crowd at my reading was attentive, inquisitive—and willing to spend money on printed books.
The former is an exquisitely calibrated product of American liberalism, ever attentive to such notions as “inclusiveness.”Mr. Politically Correct Obama, Meet Your Opposite, India’s Mr. Modi|Tunku Varadarajan|May 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The bartenders can be hit or miss, but for the most part they are all friendly, fast, attentive, and knowledgeable.Best Broncos and Seahawks Bars to Watch Super Bowl XLVIII|Justin Jones|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To older people it is a source of constant surprise—the attentive interest which children bestow upon stories.Special Method in Primary Reading and Oral Work with Stories|Charles Alexander McMurry
Then the reading began, and the ears of all the people were attentive to the book of the law.The King's Cup-Bearer|Amy Catherine Walton
Attentive to his wants as they always were, on this particular occasion, they were even more so than usual.The Mystery of the Clasped Hands|Guy Boothby
Whenever she heard a hint to the effect that he was attentive to her, she gave it significance by her bearing.Jerome, A Poor Man|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
A painter is to be attentive to the motions and actions of men, occasioned by some sudden accident.A Treatise on Painting|Leonardo Da Vinci
late 14c. (implied in attentively), from Old French attentif, from Vulgar Latin *attenditus, from Latin attentus "heedful, observant" (see attend). Sense of "actively ministering to the needs and wants" (of another person) is from early 16c. Related: Attentively.