Antonyms for observant
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : uhb-zur-vuhnt|
|Phonetic Transcription : əbˈzɜr vənt|
Definition of observantOrigin :
- 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
- 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
- not missing a trick
- on one's toes
- on the ball
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