What is the opposite of listening?

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Adjective
Opposite of of an action that is performed with caution and attention to sounds
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to pay attention to a sound or speech
“You are going to miss the little nuances in the melody if you don't pay close attention.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to take heed or pay attention to, especially of advice or instruction
“It's obvious she is going to ignore you if you keep barking instructions like a mad man.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to expect or wait for a sound, such as a signal
“It's very easy to mishear the sound cue as it is relatively silent.”
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