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attentive adj
1 (often followed by `to') giving care or attention; "attentive to details"; "the nurse was attentive to her patient"; "an attentive suitor" [ant: inattentive]
2 taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention; "heedful of the warnings"; "so heedful a writer"; "heedful of what they were doing" [syn: heedful, thoughtful] [ant: heedless]

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  1. paying attention; noticing, watching, listening, or attending closely
    She is an attentive listener, but does not like to talk much.

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