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Definitions and Synonyms of watchfulness | Another word for watchfulness | What is watchfulness?

Definition 1: vigilant attentiveness - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where watchfulness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he keeps a weather eye open for trouble

Synonyms for watchfulness in the sense of this definition

(watchfulness is a kind of ...) the trait of being observant and paying attention

Definition 2: the process of paying close and continuous attention - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where watchfulness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • wakefulness, watchfulness, and bellicosity make a good hunter
  • vigilance is especially susceptible to fatigue

Synonyms for watchfulness in the sense of this definition

(watchfulness is a kind of ...) the faculty or power of mental concentration

"keeping track of all the details requires your complete attention"

(... is a kind of watchfulness ) zealous vigilance

"cherish their official political freedom with fierce jealousy"

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