attentive attentive  /ə ˈtɛn tɪv/


  1. (adj) (often followed by `to') giving care or attention
  2. (adj) taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention


  • And everyone who thrills to the White House bathed in golden light by night is seeing another souvenir of Pat Nixon's attentive care of that historic home.



  1. "We are attentive to the implications of changes in the value of the dollar for inflation and inflation expectations," Bernanke said, in a relatively rare public discussion of the dollar.
    on Jun 5, 2006 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "Your government has been very attentive, very sympathetic, and I appreciate that a lot," Bush told Chinese President Hu Jintao before they met for private talks at the presidential compound.
    on Aug 9, 2008 By: President Bush Source: CNN

  3. "I can see that the Chinese government and officials have been attentive," Rice told reporters after the tour. "I can see how much effort has gone into the recovery. But with a disaster of this magnitude, no one can do it alone."
    on Jun 28, 2008 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: International Herald Tribune

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