Facebook's answer to its critics is: pay no attention to the carping.
But when we go away, the world has a way of demanding our attention.
Through the attention he brings to bear on the problem of language, he seems close to the 'structuralists.'
With dreams of immigration reform in 2014 slipping away, attention has turned to next year.
The attention of Americans has been consumed the past weeks by extreme weather and extreme politics.
But there was one on the mantel which attracted my attention especially.
The three gave Andy a look and a grunt, but otherwise they paid no attention to him.
Two or three objects were at this moment observed which fixed their attention.
One's attention was not called to it otherwise than as a wholly inevitable state.
He had chosen a moment when her attention was distracted to slip out unobserved.
late 14c., "giving heed," from Latin attentionem (nominative attentio) "attention, attentiveness," noun of action from past participle stem of attendere "mental heeding" (see attend). Used with a remarkable diversity of verbs (e.g. pay, gather, attract, draw, call). As a military cautionary word preparative to giving a command, it is attested from 1792.