Definitions for watchful
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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"
insomniac, sleepless, watchfuladjective
experiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness
"insomniac old people"; "insomniac nights"; "lay sleepless all night"; "twenty watchful, weary, tedious nights"- Shakespeare
observant, vigilant and aware
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Vigilant; attentive; cautious; nicely observant.
Etymology: watch and full.
Call home our exil’d friends,
That fled the snares of watchful tyranny. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
Be watchful, and strengthen the things ready to die. Rev. iii.
Nodding a while, and watchful of his blow,
He fell; and falling crush’d th’ ungrateful nymph below. Dry.
Readers should not lay by that caution which becomes a sincere pursuit of truth, and should make them always watchful against whatever might conceal or misrepresent it. John Locke.
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
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.
The numerical value of watchful in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of watchful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
A slow day, nothing much is happening as investors are on a watchful note. They are waiting to see the direction of the market interest rates and the exchange rate.
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.
It is important to discuss potential side effects associated with different treatment options, 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.
We are keeping a watchful eye. We don't necessarily expect to have the bottom fall out as it did in other areas during the recession.
To be sure, this requires effort and love, a careful cultivation of the spiritual life, and a watchful, honest, active oversight of all one's mental attitudes towards things and people. It is not to be learned by world-flight, running away from things, turning solitary and going apart from the world. Rather, one must learn an inner solitude, where or with whomsoever he may be. He must learn to penetrate things and find God there, to get a strong impression of God firmly fixed on his mind.
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