Antonyms of noun attention

1 of 6 senses of attention

Sense 1
attention, attending -- (the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others)
       Antonym of inattention (Sense 1)
      => inattention -- (lack of attention)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun attention

6 senses of attention

Sense 1
attention, attending -- (the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others)
       => basic cognitive process -- (cognitive processes involved in obtaining and storing knowledge)

Sense 2
care, attention, aid, tending -- (the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention")
       => work -- (activity directed toward making or doing something; "she checked several points needing further work")

Sense 3
attention -- (a general interest that leads people to want to know more; "She was the center of attention")
       => attraction, attractor, attracter, attractive feature, magnet -- (a characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts; "flowers are an attractor for bees")

Sense 4
attention -- (a courteous act indicating affection; "she tried to win his heart with her many attentions")
       => courtesy -- (a courteous or respectful or considerate act)

Sense 5
attention -- (the faculty or power of mental concentration; "keeping track of all the details requires your complete attention")
       => faculty, mental faculty, module -- (one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind)

Sense 6
attention -- (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")
       => stance -- (standing posture)

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