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Definitions for watchful
ˈwɒtʃ fəlwatch·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alert, watchfuladjective

    engaged in or accustomed to close observation

    "caught by a couple of alert cops"; "alert enough to spot the opportunity when it came"; "constantly alert and vigilant, like a sentinel on duty"

  2. insomniac, sleepless, watchfuladjective

    experiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness

    "insomniac old people"; "insomniac nights"; "lay sleepless all night"; "twenty watchful, weary, tedious nights"- Shakespeare

Wiktionary

  1. watchfuladjective

    observant, vigilant and aware

Webster Dictionary

  1. Watchfuladjective

    full of watch; vigilant; attentive; careful to observe closely; observant; cautious; -- with of before the thing to be regulated or guarded; as, to be watchful of one's behavior; and with against before the thing to be avoided; as, to be watchful against the growth of vicious habits

Freebase

  1. Watchful

    Watchful is an album by the American experimental pop music group Amoeba. This is the first Amoeba album to feature the classic lineup of Robert Rich and Rick Davies. The style of this album consists of subtle and largely acoustic pop compositions with heavy ambient textures. Work on this album began in 1994. It was completed in 1995. Over the next two years they searched for a label to distribute the album. It was finally released in 1997 on the Lektronic Soundscapes label. When distribution problems arose with Lektronic Soundscapes, they moved to Release Records, who had also released Rich’s solo album Trances/Drones.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of watchful in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of watchful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of watchful in a Sentence

  1. Katrina Balter:

    If a man is sexually active, he might prioritize treatments with less risk of side effects or go for 'watchful waiting' (i.e. no treatment) whereas others may prioritize local treatment and potentially improved survival.

  2. Travelport Chief Executive Gordon Wilson:

    They have nothing left if Google is in that position, or Amazon, i think the airlines are being very watchful over this.

  3. Andrea Summerville:

    The City of Laramie will remain watchful for and vigilant against any other use of hateful Nazi symbols or propaganda, our community has been touched by hate before and we will not stand for it again.

  4. Nasir Khan Durrani:

    We need to be very watchful, we need to be careful.

  5. Steven Runciman:

    Faced by the mountainous heap of the minutiae of knowledge and awed by the watchful severity of his colleagues, the modern historian too often takes refuge in learned articles or narrowly specialized dissertations, small fortresses that are easy to defend from attack.

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