Antonyms of adj attentive

2 senses of attentive

Sense 1
attentive (vs. inattentive) -- ((often followed by `to') giving care or attention; "attentive to details"; "the nurse was attentive to her patient"; "an attentive suitor")

inattentive (vs. attentive) -- (showing a lack of attention or care; "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter")
        => absent, absentminded, abstracted, scatty -- (lost in thought; showing preoccupation; "an absent stare"; "an absentminded professor"; "the scatty glancing quality of a hyperactive but unfocused intelligence")
        => distracted, distrait -- (having the attention diverted especially because of anxiety)
        => dreamy, moony, woolgathering -- (dreamy in mood or nature; "a woolgathering moment")
        => drowsy, oscitant, yawning (prenominal) -- (showing lack of attention or boredom; "the yawning congregation")
        => forgetful, oblivious -- (failing to keep in mind; "forgetful of her responsibilities"; "oblivious old age")

Sense 2
heedful (vs. heedless), attentive, thoughtful, paying attention -- (taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention; "heedful of the warnings"; "so heedful a writer"; "heedful of what they were doing")


Similarity of adj attentive

2 senses of attentive

Sense 1
attentive (vs. inattentive) -- ((often followed by `to') giving care or attention; "attentive to details"; "the nurse was attentive to her patient"; "an attentive suitor")
       => captive, absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, intent, wrapped -- (giving or marked by complete attention to; "that engrossed look or rapt delight"; "then wrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare; "rapt with wonder"; "wrapped in thought")
       => advertent, heedful -- (giving attention)
       => observant -- (paying close attention especially to details)
       => oversolicitous -- (excessively solicitous)
       => solicitous -- (showing hovering attentiveness; "solicitous about her health"; "made solicitous inquiries about our family")
          Also See-> concerned#1

Sense 2
heedful (vs. heedless), attentive, thoughtful, paying attention -- (taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention; "heedful of the warnings"; "so heedful a writer"; "heedful of what they were doing")

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