Antonyms for observant

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uhb-zur-vuhnt
Phonetic Transcription : əbˈzɜr vənt

Definition of observant

Origin :
  • 1590s, from observe + -ant, or else from French observant, past participle of observer (see observance). In reference to Judaism, from 1902. As a noun from late 15c. Related: Observantly; observantness.
  • adj alert, watchful
Example sentences :
  • And if I were to be at all observant of him, it must be from fear, not love.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • We have been petting the children, and, like other children, these are a trifle too observant.
  • Extract from : « Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2) » by William Delisle Hay
  • The observant trio had noticed an additional cause for uneasiness.
  • Extract from : « A Waif of the Mountains » by Edward S. Ellis
  • At least one of the three ladies possessed an observant mind.
  • Extract from : « The Hound From The North » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • The doctor, observant and self-possessed, muttered, "He is very capable of that."
  • Extract from : « Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard » by Joseph Conrad
  • But in such a city as Dublin the alteration is manifest to the least observant.
  • Extract from : « Jack Hinton » by Charles James Lever
  • He had also the gift of getting at the sense of any situation and an observant eye.
  • Extract from : « The Rescue » by Joseph Conrad
  • But she was, on that account, more tender and observant to him than ever.
  • Extract from : « Is He Popenjoy? » by Anthony Trollope
  • "She makes me think of the 'Winged Victory,'" was the comment of the observant artist.
  • Extract from : « Glory of Youth » by Temple Bailey
  • He was smoking a cigarette and watching me with shrewd, observant eyes.
  • Extract from : « The Trail of '98 » by Robert W. Service

Synonyms for observant

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