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VIGILANT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does vigilant mean? 

VIGILANT (adjective)
  The adjective VIGILANT has 1 sense:

1. carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger

  Familiarity information: VIGILANT used as an adjective is very rare.


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VIGILANT (adjective)


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Meaning:

Carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger

Synonyms:

open-eyed; vigilant; wakeful; watchful; argus-eyed

Context examples:

a policy of open-eyed awareness / the vigilant eye of the town watch / there was a watchful dignity in the room / a watchful parent with a toddler in tow

Similar:

alert (very attentive or observant)


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