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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

watch•fulˈwɒtʃ fəl(adj.)

  1. vigilant or alert; closely observant.

  2. Archaic. wakeful.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. watchfulness, wakefulness, vigilance, alertness(noun)

    the process of paying close and continuous attention

    "wakefulness, watchfulness, and bellicosity make a good hunter"; "vigilance is especially susceptible to fatigue"

  2. watchfulness, vigilance, weather eye(noun)

    vigilant attentiveness

    "he keeps a weather eye open for trouble"


  1. watchfulness(Noun)

    alertness, vigilance or wakefulness

    Continuous watchfulness is maintained around the clock.

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