paying close attention especially to details
quick to notice; showing quick and keen perception
(of individuals) adhering strictly to laws and rules and customs
"law-abiding citizens"; "observant of the speed limit"
Alert and paying close attention.
The too observant police officer noticed that my tax disk was out-of-date.
Diligently attentive in observing a law, custom, duty or principle.
I was normally observant of the local parking restrictions.
taking notice; viewing or noticing attentively; watchful; attentive; as, an observant spectator; observant habits
submissively attentive; obediently watchful; regardful; mindful; obedient (to); -- with of, as, to be observant of rules
one who observes forms and rules
a sycophantic servant
Origin: [L. observans, -anits, p. pr. of observare: cf. F. observant. See Observe.]
The numerical value of observant in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of observant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of observant in a Sentence
On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points.
Opportunities? They are all around us... There is power lying latent everywhere waiting for the observant eye to discover it.
Being observant of your surroundings & practicing situational awareness at all times is not being paranoid; it’s being cautious.
Obstacles in life are similar to speed bumps on roads. They are both in place for a reason. So, slow down, be observant and make it to the end of the road successfully.
When you think about all of the strategic places that these guys are in, it's not just truck stops, it's rest areas, it's hotels and motels, it's gas stations, it's busy city streets, loading docks, they're trained to be vigilant and observant in the course of their everyday jobs. When you factor all that in, it really is a smart audience to educate and work with.
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