attentiveness

Definitions of attentiveness
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n the trait of being observant and paying attention

Antonyms:
inattentiveness
the trait of not being considerate and thoughtful of others
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carefulness
the quality of being careful and painstaking
heedfulness, mindfulness
the trait of staying aware of (paying close attention to) your responsibilities
carefulness, caution, cautiousness
the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
alertness, on the qui vive, sharp-sightedness
lively attentiveness
vigilance, watchfulness, weather eye
vigilant attentiveness
heedlessness, inadvertence, inadvertency, unmindfulness
the trait of forgetting or ignoring your responsibilities
conscientiousness, painstakingness
the trait of being painstaking and careful
Type of:
trait
a distinguishing feature of your personal nature

n the trait of being considerate and thoughtful of others

Type of:
considerateness, consideration, thoughtfulness
kind and considerate regard for others

n paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)

“his attentiveness to her wishes”
Synonyms:
heed, paying attention, regard
Antonyms:
heedlessness, inattentiveness
a lack of attentiveness (as to children or helpless people)
Types:
advertence, advertency
the process of being heedful
Type of:
attending, attention
the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others

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