Synonyms for paying attention

Synonyms for (noun) paying attention

Synonyms: attentiveness, regard, paying attention, heed

Definition: paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)

Usage: his attentiveness to her wishes; he spends without heed to the consequences

Similar words: attending, attention

Definition: the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others