Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Tending to concentrate; characterized by concentration.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Characterised by concentration.

Etymologies

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From concentrate + -ive.

Examples

  • 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.

    Be Excellent at Anything

  • 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

  • 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.

    Be Excellent at Anything

  • 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.

    Be Excellent at Anything

  • 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

  • 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.

    Be Excellent at Anything

  • 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

  • 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

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