alertness

[ uh-lurt ]SEE DEFINITION OF alertness

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ALERTNESS

His lines were gracefully full, his bearing had still the alertness of youth.

They praised his eyes' alertness, the smoothness of his muscles.

The only change in it that they could notice was an accession of alertness.

All the alertness which had marked his coming had dropped away from him.

And in alertness and resourcefulness it is second only to the desire for wealth itself.

Alertness was in every movement, in every flash of his great eyes.

In his manner there was an alertness, evinced rather in look than in movement.

But its interest lay in the alertness of the destroyers to danger.

This does not speak well for the alertness of our publishers.

With the alertness of an Indian she heard the crackling of twigs in the underbrush.

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