- I(Roget's IV) n.Syn. vigilance, alertness, attention, caution, carefulness, wide-awakeness, wariness, readiness, awareness, promptness, circumspection, mindfulness, keenness, sharpness, acuteness, quickness, briskness, vigorousness, aliveness, animation.II(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being alert: alertness, vigilance, wakefulness, wariness. See AWARENESS.
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watchfulness — noun see watchful … New Collegiate Dictionary
watchfulness — See watchfully. * * * … Universalium
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