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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 at·ten·tive /əˈtɛntɪv/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 At·ten·tive a.
 1. Heedful; intent; observant; regarding with care or attention.
 Note:Attentive is applied to the senses of hearing and seeing, as, an attentive ear or eye; to the application of the mind, as in contemplation; or to the application of the mind, in every possible sense, as when a person is attentive to the words, and to the manner and matter, of a speaker at the same time.
 2. Heedful of the comfort of others; courteous.
 Syn: -- Heedful; intent; observant; mindful; regardful; circumspect; watchful.
 -- At*ten*tive*ly, adv. -- At*ten*tive*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]