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Definition 1: the trait of being considerate and thoughtful of others - [noun denoting attribute]

(attentiveness is a kind of ...) kind and considerate regard for others

"he showed no consideration for her feelings"

Definition 2: the trait of being observant and paying attention - [noun denoting attribute]

(attentiveness is a kind of ...) a distinguishing feature of your personal nature

(... is a kind of attentiveness ) the quality of being careful and painstaking

"I admired the carefulness of his work"

(... is a kind of attentiveness ) the trait of staying aware of (paying close attention to) your responsibilities

(... is a kind of attentiveness ) the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger

"a man of caution"

(... is a kind of attentiveness ) lively attentiveness

(... is a kind of attentiveness ) vigilant attentiveness

"he keeps a weather eye open for trouble"

(... is a kind of attentiveness ) the trait of forgetting or ignoring your responsibilities

Definition 3: paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people) - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where attentiveness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his attentiveness to her wishes
  • he spends without heed to the consequences

Synonyms for attentiveness in the sense of this definition

(attentiveness is a kind of ...) the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others

(... is a kind of attentiveness ) the process of being heedful

(... are attributes of attentiveness) marked by or paying little heed or attention

"We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals; we know now that it is bad economics" "heedless of danger" "heedless of the child's crying"

(... are attributes of attentiveness) taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention

"heedful of the warnings" "so heedful a writer" "heedful of what they were doing"

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