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Meaning of VIGILANT

Pronunciation:  'vijulunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger; "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"
 

VIGILANT is a 8 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: alert, argus-eyed, open-eyed, wakeful, watchful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vig"i*lant\, a. [L. vigilans, -antis, p. pr. of
vigilare to watch, fr. vigil awake: cf. F. vigilant. See
{Vigil}.]
Attentive to discover and avoid danger, or to provide for
safety; wakeful; watchful; circumspect; wary. ``Be sober, be
vigilant.'' --1 Pet. v. 8.

      Sirs, take your places, and be vigilant. --Shak.

 

 

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