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attentively

[ uh-ten-tiv-lee ]
/ əˈtɛn tɪv li /
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adverb

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

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Origin of attentively

1375–1425; Middle English; see attentive + -ly
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