while giving attention; observantly: Please listen attentively.
while thoughtfully attending to others; politely; courteously: Our stay was attentively organized by the director.

Nearby words

  1. attention deficit hyperactivity disorder,
  2. attention line,
  3. attention span,
  4. attention-getting,
  5. attentive,
  6. attentiveness,
  7. attently,
  8. attenuant,
  9. attenuate,
  10. attenuated

Origin of attentively

1375–1425; Middle English; see attentive + -ly Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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