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observant

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adjective ob·ser·vant \-vənt\

Simple Definition of observant

  • : good at watching and listening : good at noticing what is going on around you

  • : careful to follow religious teachings or customs

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of observant

  1. 1 a :  paying strict attention :  watchful <an observant spectator> b :  keen, perceptive

  2. 2 :  careful in observing (as rites, laws, or customs) :  mindful <pious and religiously observant families — Sidney Hook> <always observant of the amenities>

observantly adverb

Examples of observant in a sentence

  1. A particularly observant child, he noticed even the slightest changes in the classroom.

  2. Good reporters are keenly observant of everything around them.

  3. The family is strictly observant.



1602

First Known Use of observant

1602


2

observant

noun ob·ser·vant

Definition of observant

obsolete

  1. :  an assiduous or obsequious servant or attendant



1605

First Known Use of observant

1605

Rhymes with observant


OBSERVANT Defined for Kids

observant

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adjective ob·ser·vant \əb-ˈzər-vənt\

Definition of observant for Students

  1. :  quick to take notice :  watchful, alert

observantly adverb




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