Involved vs Attentive - What's the difference?

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Involved is a related term of attentive.


As adjectives the difference between involved and attentive

is that involved is complicated while attentive is paying attention; noticing, watching, listening, or attending closely.

As a verb involved

is (involve).

involved

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Complicated.
  • He related an involved story about every ancestor since 1895.
  • * 1915 ,
  • Miss Price told him a long, involved story, which made out that Mrs. Otter, a humdrum and respectable little person, had scabrous intrigues.
  • Associated with others, be a participant or make someone be a participant (in a crime, process, etc.)
  • He was involved in the project for three years.
    He got involved in a bar fight.
    When the family wrapped up my father's will, no one tried to make me feel involved .
  • Having an affair with someone.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (involve)
  • The explanation involved potatoes, squirrels, and race cars.

    attentive

    English

    Etymology

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    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • paying attention; noticing, watching, listening, or attending closely
  • She is an attentive listener, but does not like to talk much.

    Synonyms

    * reckful

    Antonyms

    * inattentive, reckless

    See also

    * alert * wary * watchful

    Anagrams

    * tentative ----