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
* 1915 ,
- He related an involved story about every ancestor since 1895.
Associated with others, be a participant or make someone be a participant (in a crime, process, etc.)
- Miss Price told him a long, involved story, which made out that Mrs. Otter, a humdrum and respectable little person, had scabrous intrigues.
- He was involved in the project for three years.
- He got involved in a bar fight.
Having an affair with someone.
- When the family wrapped up my father's will, no one tried to make me feel involved .
- The explanation involved potatoes, squirrels, and race cars.
paying attention; noticing, watching, listening, or attending closely
- She is an attentive listener, but does not like to talk much.
* inattentive, reckless