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observant

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adjective ob·ser·vant \əb-ˈzər-vənt\

Definition of observant

  1. 1a :  paying strict attention :  watchful an observant spectatorb :  keen, perceptive observant of the mistakes of others Good reporters are keenly observant of everything around them.

  2. 2 :  careful in observing 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.

1599

First Known Use of observant

1599


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observant

noun ob·ser·vant

Definition of observant

obsolete

  1. :  an assiduous or obsequious servant or attendant

1605

First Known Use of observant

1605


OBSERVANT Defined for English Language Learners

observant

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Definition of observant for English Language Learners

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

  • : careful to follow religious teachings or customs


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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