Antonyms of adj inattentive

2 senses of inattentive

Sense 1
inattentive (vs. attentive) -- (showing a lack of attention or care; "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter")

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")

Sense 2
inattentive, neglectful -- (not showing due care or attention; "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter"; "neglectful parents")

INDIRECT (VIA negligent) -> diligent -- (characterized by care and perseverance in carrying out tasks; "a diligent detective investigates all clues"; "a diligent search of the files")

Similarity of adj inattentive

2 senses of inattentive

Sense 1
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")
          Also See-> careless#1; forgetful#3, oblivious#2; negligent#1

Sense 2
inattentive, neglectful -- (not showing due care or attention; "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter"; "neglectful parents")
       => negligent (vs. diligent) -- (characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern; "negligent parents"; "negligent of detail"; "negligent in his correspondence")

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