Definitions for vigilantˈvɪdʒ ə lənt
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argus-eyed, open-eyed, vigilant, wakeful(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"
Watchful, especially for danger or disorder; alert; wary
Be vigilant for signs of disease in your garden.
Origin: From vigilant or its source, vigilans, present participle of vigilare, from vigil.
attentive to discover and avoid danger, or to provide for safety; wakeful; watchful; circumspect; wary
Origin: [L. vigilans, -antis, p. pr. of vigilare to watch, fr. vigil awake: cf. F. vigilant. See Vigil.]
Vigilant is a science fiction novel written by the Canadian author James Alan Gardner, published in 1999 by HarperCollins Publishers under its various imprints. The book is the third volume in Gardner's "League of Peoples" series, after Expendable and Commitment Hour.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We learned we need to be more vigilant in our biosecurity measures.
It does not apply to people living in the country, except we have to be vigilant.
People need to be vigilant, but not scared, travel today is safer than it's ever been.
No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation.
There should be no doubt as to our country's ability to protect itself and remain vigilant.
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- зорък, бдителенBulgarian
- vigilantCatalan, Valencian
- wachsam, umsichtig, aufmerksamGerman
- varuilla, valpasFinnish
- զգաստ, զգոնArmenian
- forsiktig, oppmerksomNorwegian
- atent, precaut, vigilentRomanian
- uppmärksam, försiktigSwedish
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