HyperDic: watchful

English > 2 senses of the word watchful:
ADJECTIVEallwatchful, alertengaged in or accustomed to close observation
allwatchful, insomniac, sleeplessexperiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness
watchful > pronunciation
Soundswaa'chfahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > watchful: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningEngaged in or accustomed to close observation.
Synonymalert
Narrowerargus-eyed, open-eyed, vigilant, wakefulCarefully observant or attentive
fly(British informal) not to be deceived / deceived or hoodwinked
heads-up, wide-awakefully alert and watchful
lidless, sleeplessAlways watchful
See alsoawakenot in a state of sleep
livelyfull of life and energy
warymarked by keen caution and watchful prudence
Oppositeunalert, unwatchful, unvigilantnot alert to what is potentially dangerous
Spanishalerta
Catalanalerta
Nounswatchfulnessvigilant attentiveness
watchfulnessthe process of paying close and continuous attention
Adverbswatchfullyin a watchful manner
English > watchful: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningExperiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness.
Example "twenty watchful, weary, tedious nights"- Shakespeare
Synonymsinsomniac, sleepless
Broaderawakenot in a state of sleep
Spanishdesvelado, insomne
Catalandesvetllat, insomne

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