Usage examples for attentive

  1. Baird was gallant to Judith without effort, and attentive to her guests, and glad, on the whole, that he rarely saw Judith alone. – Nobody's Child by Elizabeth Dejeans
  2. It would be such a help, she said eagerly, if you could be just a little less attentive to her. – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  3. And, a giant of three and twenty, ever attentive and courageous, he was likewise a man of patient, silent and sober nature. – The Three Cities Trilogy: Paris, Vol. 2 by Emile Zola
  4. Another voice broke in, or perhaps she saw I wasn't attentive or ready. – Red Fleece by Will Levington Comfort
  5. Almost at the first word, Monsieur Defarge started and became deeply attentive. – A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution by Charles Dickens
  6. He was attentive to his duties, beyond words. – Santa Claus's Partner by Thomas Nelson Page
  7. Nekhludoff was surprised at the question, but looking at the boy, and seeing the serious little face with its bright, attentive eyes fixed on him, answered him seriously that he was waiting for a woman of his acquaintance. – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  8. There was something almost passionately attentive in his attitude, something of strained eagerness in that part of his face which she could see from where she was sitting. – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  9. He was their attentive host while they remained; he escorted them to their carriage, and parted from them with smiling words. – Dora Thorne by Charlotte M. Braeme
  10. I had been equally attentive to the same object, when I first visited the Friendly Islands, yet I afterwards found, with real concern, that I had not succeeded. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  11. Mr. Chase had been very amiable and attentive to them in Paris and during the voyage home, but all that might be only part of the game. – John Marsh's Millions by Charles Klein Arthur Hornblow
  12. Monday brought the young men from the ranch in again; and another fortnight passed happily, Clover's three " leaves" being most faithfully attentive to their central point of attraction. – Clover by Susan Coolidge
  13. A year later, and in 1836, gradually the inquiry fell upon attentive ears as to what these Conservative principles were. – The World's Greatest Books, Vol III by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
  14. But no sound greeted her attentive ears, listen as she might. – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  15. Calonne became very attentive, and his neighbor, Madame de Genlis, rather anxious. – Catherine de' Medici by Honore de Balzac
  16. Is he attentive in class? – Mentally Defective Children by Alfred Binet Théodore Simon
  17. Very nice and attentive, I must say, of those young men, particularly when we have not shown them any kindness as yet. – Rossmoyne by Unknown
  18. Floyd is attentive to her, and Prof. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  19. She would have preferred a more attentive audience, but she could do without it. – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly