Synonyms and Antonyms of alertness
a close attentiveness to avoiding danger
- We drove through the fog with extra alertness, as the road signs repeatedly warned of deer and moose crossings.
care, carefulness, caution, cautiousness, chariness, circumspection, gingerliness, guardedness, heedfulness, prudence, wariness
the state of being constantly attentive and responsive to signs of opportunity, activity, or danger
- The deer maintained their alertness even as they grazed.
aliveness, awareness, consciousness, mindfulness, receptiveness, receptivity, sensitivity
care, carefulness, cautiousness, chariness, heedfulness, wariness
absentmindedness, abstraction, daydreaming, daze, distraction
absorption, engrossment, obliviousness, preoccupation
carelessness, heedlessness, inattention, inattentiveness, inobservance