Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Characterised by concentration.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Serving or tending to concentrate; characterized by concentration.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tending to concentrate; characterized by concentration.

Etymologies

From concentrate + -ive. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • They are morons, with the poor neuro-muscular co-ordination of the moron, and the low concentrative powers.

    "The Morons" by Harl Vincent, part 5

  • In a study by another group of researchers, two sets of Chinese university students were trained for three months in concentrative and mindfulness techniques, and both significantly outperformed a control group of nonmeditators on tests of sustained attention.

    The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working

  • Interestingly, the mindfulness meditators, taught how to observe but not react to distractions, outperformed the concentrative meditators when both groups were subjected to an unexpected stimulus.

    The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working

  • Improves your meditative and concentrative powers.

    Yoga The Ancient Healing Therapy

  • Then, through studying the training in concentrative meditation you will learn how to avoid having your mind be too loose or too tight, so you will be able to set your mind and stay on a topic without being distracted.

    Becoming Enlightened

  • First is concentrative meditation that involves focusing the mind to one particular natural element such as sound or breathing.

    Natural Cures Guide - Safe and Healthy Lifestyle - Part One

  • A famous example of concentrative meditation is breathing meditation.

    Natural Cures Guide - Safe and Healthy Lifestyle - Part One

  • This page is a nice introduction to two general types of meditation, concentrative meditation and mindful meditation.

    Send your brain on a spa day

  • SF, NF: special education teacher and tutor, early childhood intervention, art and music therapy, speech therapy, developmental psychology, educational psychology, concentrative movement therapy

    Now What?

  • So it snaps a picture of us at the end and you can plainly see, my girlfriend freaking out trying to hold me in and myself in the sternest most focused concentrative look you'd ever see on a person.

    Irrational Fear? IRRATIONAL?

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