paying attention

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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to paying attention, such as: accepting, attending, concentrating, hearkening, heeding, and interested.

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  • Some, like Deresiewicz, have attacked student culture for not paying attention to what older folks know about “a meaningful life.”

    The Elite American College Pile-On | Michael S. Roth | September 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Many celebrities—Nicki Minaj included—reached new heights of fame when we started paying attention to their rear ends.

  • It was by paying attention to such little things that the Cave-men learned to make barbed spears.

    The Later Cave-Men | Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
  • Thank God I have given up paying attention to the ideas and points of view and habits of the man I am conversing with.

    Smoke | Turgenev Ivan Sergeevich
  • Muriel wagged her head proudly at Jerry to show the latter how closely she had been paying attention.

  • We can play the piano, after we become skilled, without paying attention to the actual movements of our hands.

    The Science of Human Nature | William Henry Pyle
  • It was just a bad patch, the kind of thing that happens when people who love each other stop paying attention for a few years.

    Little Brother | Cory Doctorow

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