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- n. The state or quality of being attentive.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the quality of paying careful attention.
- n. paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people).
- n. the trait of being considerate and thoughtful of others.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being attentive; heedfulness; attention.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the trait of being considerate and thoughtful of others
- n. paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
- n. the trait of being observant and paying attention
Moreover, political awareness or attentiveness is not particularly high, if one judges as accurate the responses to questions conducted by Pew on the matter.
As John Dewey maintains in Art as Experience, such attentiveness is itself ultimately liberating, as it expands our apprehension of what "experience" might be like.
Only half the kids showed any improvement in attentiveness at all; only one in 7 improved by 18% or more, and 1 in 9 20% or more.
Do websites like Twitter and Facebook contribute to a culture of short term attentiveness?
So I think that kind of concentration and focus and attentiveness is hard to come by – it’s hard to find huge numbers of people, large numbers of people, significant numbers of people, who have those qualities, he said.
His attentiveness was a early message that he is watching.
The mindfulness of the client and the loving presence of the practitioner are very like practices of the Buddhist meditator; and one of the eventual goals is similar, a kind of attentiveness, calm and compassion toward the self and others.
Perceptibility is a kind of attentiveness, Baudelaire said, and few writers have paid attention the way Clinch does.
This kind of attentiveness to his rock-star clientele, combined with his skill at negotiating the contracts that make them rich, is the source of Mr. Azoff's influence.
Other philosophers have treated sexual fidelity as something of a red herring, shifting focus to other qualities of an ideal relationship such as attentiveness, warmth, and honesty, or a commitment to justice in the relationship