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  Words related to attention

Related / Similar Words: care, aid, tending, attending

 

Definition:
  • the work of caring for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needed constant attention";
  • a courteous act indicating affection; "she tried to win his heart with her many attentions";
  • a motionless erect stance with arms at the sides and feet together; assumed by military personnel during drill or review; "the troops stood at attention";
  • the faculty or power of mental concentration; "keeping track of all the details requires your complete attention";
  • the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others;
  • a general interest that leads people to want to know more; "She was the center of attention";

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    Hyponyms: hair care, haircare, hairdressing, maternalism, babysitting, baby sitting, pet sitting, dental care, first aid, treatment, incubation, livery, manicure, pedicure, nourishment, nursing, tender loving care, TLC, nurturance, personal care, skin care, skincare, faith healing, faith cure, tree surgery, healthcare, health care, concentration, engrossment, absorption, immersion, mental note, watchfulness, vigilance, alertness, attentiveness, heed, regard, paying attention, clock-watching, ear, eye, notice, observation, observance, foil, enhancer

     

    Attributes: attentive, inattentive

     

    Derivational Morphology: tend, help, aid, attend, take care, look, see, care, give care, hang, advert, pay heed, give ear

     

     
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