paying attention; noticing, watching, listening, or attending closely (adjective)
Examples of word attentive
His gaze was level, open, his expression attentive and intelligent.
Pressures on ratings and earnings will likely continue over the next few months suggesting that investors must remain attentive to specific credit concerns.
He blinked and tried to keep his expression attentive and humble.
There is a certain attentive tenderness, difficult to be described, which the manly of our sex feel, and which is peculiarly pleasing to woman: 'tis also a very delightful sensation to ourselves, as well as productive of the happiest consequences: regarding them as creatures placed by Providence under our protection, and depending on us for their happiness, is the strongest possible tie of affection to a well-turned mind.
I agree that we all must of course remain attentive.