attentively


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at·ten·tive

 (ə-tĕn′tĭv)
adj.
1. Paying close attention; alert or observant: an attentive listener; attentive to detail. See Synonyms at careful.
2. Showing care for the needs or desires of others; caring or courteous. See Synonyms at thoughtful.

at·ten′tive·ly adv.
at·ten′tive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.attentively - with attention; in an attentive manner; "he listened attentively"
Translations
بِيَقَظَة، بِانْتِباه
pozorně
figyelemmelfigyelmesen
meî athygli
pozorne
dikkatleilgiyle

attentively

[əˈtentɪvlɪ] ADV (= alertly, considerately) → atentamente

attentively

[əˈtɛntɪvli] adv [listen] → attentivement, avec attention

attentively

advaufmerksam

attentively

[əˈtɛntɪvlɪ] advattentamente

attention

(əˈtenʃən) noun
1. notice. He tried to attract my attention; Pay attention to your teacher!
2. care. That broken leg needs urgent attention.
3. concentration of the mind. His attention wanders.
4. (in the army etc) a position in which one stands very straight with hands by the sides and feet together. He stood to attention.
atˈtentive (-tiv) adjective
giving attention. The children were very attentive when the teacher was speaking; attentive to her needs.
atˈtentively (-tiv-) adverb
They listened attentively.
atˈtentiveness noun
References in classic literature ?
Just then the sound of finger-nails slightly grating against the door of the library informed Valentine that the count was still watching, and recommended her to do the same; at the same time, on the opposite side, that is towards Edward's room, Valentine fancied that she heard the creaking of the floor; she listened attentively, holding her breath till she was nearly suffocated; the lock turned, and the door slowly opened.
The Major started, and looked at me very attentively.
High and mighty Wampog and fellow-citizens, I have listened attentively to all the plans proposed.
I read your letters attentively, and can see from them that, though you worry and disturb yourself about me, you never give a thought to yourself.
She, however, attentively watched my looks, and her artist's pride was gratified, no doubt, to read my heartfelt admiration in my eyes.
Gradually she loses her way, hardly moving, with the three figures on her forecastle waiting attentively about the cat-head for the last order of, perhaps, full ninety days at sea: "Let go
He started, and having attentively examined my features, raised me from the Ground and throwing his Grand-fatherly arms around my Neck, exclaimed, "Acknowledge thee
Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune: for though she be blind, yet she is not invisible.
After listening attentively to the whole adventure, the Fairy asked for time to consult her books.
To all this conversation Don Quixote was listening very attentively, and sitting up in bed as well as he could, and taking the hostess by the hand he said to her, "Believe me, fair lady, you may call yourself fortunate in having in this castle of yours sheltered my person, which is such that if I do not myself praise it, it is because of what is commonly said, that self-praise debaseth; but my squire will inform you who I am.
Noticing that Countess Nordston wanted to say something, he stopped short without finishing what he had begun, and listened attentively to her.
I took refuge in the courtyard belonging to the house which I inhabited, where I remained during the rest of the night, walking up and down in the greatest agitation, listening attentively, catching and fearing each sound as if it were to announce the approach of the demoniacal corpse to which I had so miserably given life.