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1. attention

noun. ['əˈtɛnʃən'] the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others.

Synonyms

  • attentiveness
  • notice
  • basic cognitive process
  • heed
  • regard
  • clock-watching
  • eye
  • observation
  • attending
  • observance
  • paying attention

Antonyms

  • inattentiveness
  • malfunction
  • disservice
  • worsen

Etymology

  • attencioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • attentio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Attention Span

  • kazakhstan
  • harmattan
  • deguzman
  • catamaran
  • vantran
  • soloman
  • san-fran
  • quillman
  • minivan
  • intertan
  • gloriane
  • bourquin
  • wenfan
  • spokane
  • roxanne
  • overran
  • mcshan
  • mcmann
  • mcmahon
  • mcfann
  • maryanne
  • maryann
  • marianne
  • mactan
  • macmahon
  • lucianne
  • liliane
  • kellyanne
  • jourdan
  • harpin

Sentences with attention-span


1. Noun Phrase
A low test score in kindergarten could mean the child has trouble with attention span and focusing.

2. Noun Phrase
Since younger children have a shorter attention span, have them use one word to describe their partners.

3. Noun Phrase
When a child is 6 years old, she has a longer attention span and an increasingly vocabulary.

4. Noun Phrase
Patients with ADD have short attention spans and are easily distracted.

2. attention

noun. ['əˈtɛnʃən'] the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something.

Synonyms

  • treatment
  • baby sitting
  • tender loving care
  • hair care
  • care
  • nursing
  • tending
  • intervention
  • dental care
  • livery
  • work
  • faith healing
  • haircare
  • skincare
  • incubation
  • nurturance
  • aid
  • health care
  • manicure
  • hairdressing
  • babysitting
  • pedicure
  • tree surgery
  • maternalism
  • healthcare
  • pet sitting
  • personal care
  • skin care
  • TLC
  • faith cure
  • nourishment

Antonyms

  • disorganize
  • injudiciousness
  • disinclined
  • non-involvement

Etymology

  • attencioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • attentio (Latin)

3. attention

noun. ['əˈtɛnʃən'] a courteous act indicating affection.

Antonyms

  • nonparticipation

Etymology

  • attencioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • attentio (Latin)

4. attention

noun. ['əˈtɛnʃən'] a general interest that leads people to want to know more.

Synonyms

  • attraction
  • attracter
  • magnet
  • enhancer
  • attractor
  • foil

Antonyms

  • effector
  • unmindfulness
  • carelessness
  • heedfulness

Etymology

  • attencioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • attentio (Latin)

5. attention

noun. ['əˈtɛnʃən'] the faculty or power of mental concentration.

Synonyms

  • module
  • engrossment
  • wakefulness
  • mental note
  • alertness
  • absorption
  • watchfulness
  • mental faculty
  • concentration
  • immersion
  • faculty

Antonyms

  • studio
  • idle
  • inactivity
  • fail

Etymology

  • attencioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • attentio (Latin)

6. attention

noun. ['əˈtɛnʃən'] a motionless erect stance with arms at the sides and feet together; assumed by military personnel during drill or review.

Synonyms

  • attentive
  • stance

Antonyms

  • attentive
  • noninterference
  • nonintervention

Etymology

  • attencioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • attentio (Latin)

7. span

verb. ['ˈspæn'] to cover or extend over an area or time period.

Synonyms

  • sweep
  • cover
  • continue
  • extend
  • traverse

Antonyms

  • weaken
  • female
  • woman
  • nonmember

Etymology

  • spann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. span

noun. ['ˈspæn'] the complete duration of something.

Synonyms

  • attention span
  • continuance

Antonyms

  • deaden
  • sedate
  • de-energise

Etymology

  • spann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. span

noun. ['ˈspæn'] the distance or interval between two points.

Antonyms

  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • spann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. span

noun. ['ˈspæn'] two items of the same kind.

Synonyms

  • twosome
  • two
  • mate
  • doubleton
  • yoke
  • deuce
  • pair
  • brace
  • couplet
  • fellow
  • duet
  • couple
  • dyad
  • II
  • 2
  • twain
  • duo
  • duad

Antonyms

  • unyoke
  • outspan
  • detach
  • divide

Etymology

  • spann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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