What does vigilant mean?

Definitions for vigilantˈvɪdʒ ə lənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"


  1. vigilant(Adjective)

    Watchful, especially for danger or disorder; alert; wary

    Be vigilant for signs of disease in your garden.

  2. Origin: From vigilant or its source, vigilans, present participle of vigilare, from vigil.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vigilant(adj)

    attentive to discover and avoid danger, or to provide for safety; wakeful; watchful; circumspect; wary

  2. Origin: [L. vigilans, -antis, p. pr. of vigilare to watch, fr. vigil awake: cf. F. vigilant. See Vigil.]


  1. Vigilant

    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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vigilant in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vigilant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Cohen:

    You have to stay vigilant.

  2. Ashley Peterson:

    We learned we need to be more vigilant in our biosecurity measures.

  3. Reece Bonham:

    I'm not building a bunker yet, but we definitely have to stay vigilant.

  4. Steady Kangata:

    We need to be vigilant and discourage people who start fires willy nilly.

  5. Donald Trump:

    It does not apply to people living in the country, except we have to be vigilant.

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