- attention deficit disorder,
- attention deficit hyperactivity disorder,
- attention line,
- attention span,
Origin of attentive
Examples from the Web for attentiveness
So I think that that kind of concentration, and focus, and attentiveness, is hard to come by.
Attentiveness and Dignity While we enjoy our friend's sense of humor, we'd suggest a different memo to HR.
The attentiveness of the footman and even of the butler did not seem to her to be entirely confined to their wants.Balloons|Elizabeth Bibesco
All this cordial kindness and attentiveness were putting him at his ease.The Woman of Mystery|Maurice Leblanc
The twins' devotion to each other was never failing, but this attentiveness on the part of Carol was extremely odd.Prudence Says So|Ethel Hueston
But serviceable speech needs more than attentiveness and experience.The Expositor's Bible|George Adam Smith
He understood her attentiveness to his comfort when she touched his arm and begged a word with him.Red-Robin|Jane Abbott
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.