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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Paying close attention. Good or quick at noticing things.

Usage examples (36)
  • The snake was very observant as the mouse entered the cage.
  • I realize I am courting scorn by using the term observant but it works for me.
  • The English word "observant" is not quite as popular.
  • Why would Orthodox Jews of all people be offended by the term "observant"? for more
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