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  • I have never paid much attention to what people think about me.
  • The effect of object-based attention on memory has also received increasing attention.
  • During his own life, there was much critical attention paid to his thought.
  • Many people knew of his work, but paid little attention to it.
  • The impact of this attack was felt across the island and received world wide attention.
  • Thinking that they would do the job, he turned his attention to religious matters.
  • The report has gone on to gain a lot of attention in the public media.
  • The event described is the same, but the attention in terms of figure and ground are different.
  • It is understood the islands have received the attention of the French military.
  • The album received some positive critical attention but little commercial success.
  • Education received increased attention and began to receive a larger share of the national budget.
  • Since then he has attracted considerable attention, especially in the French-speaking world.
  • She first came to public attention after winning a musical competition at age six by playing the piano.
  • The book received little attention since much of the content was dated by this time.
  • The team performed well, yet received almost no attention from the Baltimore press.
  • She did her best to gain him the attention of influential society, though with limited success.
  • Combined with the attention he received from his contract, Smith continued to be a national figure.
  • The matter drew notable attention later in his first presidential campaign.
  • Those attentions would probably be increased now, and would end but one way. Cited from April's Lady, by Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
  • It was an area where the prestigious family could draw attention to themselves.
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Words starting with attention

Meaning of attention

  • noun The process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others
  • noun A general interest that leads people to want to know more
    She was the center of attention
  • noun A courteous act indicating affection
    she tried to win his heart with her many attentions
  • noun The faculty or power of mental concentration
    keeping track of all the details requires your complete attention
  • noun 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