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attentiveness (n.)

mid-15c., from attentive + -ness.

updated on November 12, 2012

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Definitions of attentiveness from WordNet

attentiveness (n.)
paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people);
his attentiveness to her wishes
Synonyms: heed / regard / paying attention
attentiveness (n.)
the trait of being considerate and thoughtful of others;
attentiveness (n.)
the trait of being observant and paying attention;
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