What does watchful mean?

Definitions for watchful
ˈwɒtʃ fəlwatch·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alert, watchful(adj)

    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, watchful(adj)

    experiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness

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

Wiktionary

  1. watchful(Adjective)

    observant, vigilant and aware

Webster Dictionary

  1. Watchful(adj)

    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. Anuj Somany:

    A dullard only feels exalted upon being conferred with a coveted award that s/he never deserved, but surprisingly even then that shameless person expresses via own word as how s/he feels humbled or honored to the watchful audience of this world.

  3. John Kelly:

    I'm a little bit suspicious of these – of this activity, just because there is such a vast difference between the two countries – or the two regions, two cultures, so, we keep an – we keep a watchful eye on them.

  4. John Updike:

    There are times when fear is good It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls. There is advantage in the wisdom won from pain.

  5. President Michael Benson:

    Our primary goals in assessing this situation are limiting any safety risks and avoiding disruption to learning and teaching, while we are confident the responding team of law enforcement agencies has kept a watchful eye over our community and is diligently investigating the threat, it has become clear this incident continues to be unsettling to a number of our students, faculty and staff.

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