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synonyms for observant

  • attentive
  • discerning
  • discriminating
  • intelligent
  • mindful
  • perceptive
  • vigilant
  • advertent
  • alive
  • bright
  • clear-sighted
  • comprehending
  • considering
  • contemplating
  • correct
  • deducing
  • detecting
  • discovering
  • eager
  • eagle-eyed
  • heedful
  • intentive
  • interested
  • keen
  • not missing a trick
  • obedient
  • observative
  • on one's toes
  • on the ball
  • penetrating
  • questioning
  • quick
  • regardful
  • searching
  • sensitive
  • sharp
  • sharp-eyed
  • surveying
  • understanding
  • wide-awake
See also synonyms for: unobservant
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antonyms for observant

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  • careless
  • heedless
  • inattentive
  • neglectful
  • negligent
  • unaware
  • undiscriminating
  • indifferent
  • thoughtless
  • unmindful
  • unobservant
  • unwatchful
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How to use observant in a sentence

Her brother Shlomo, 24, is preparing for law school, dipping a toe into dating and struggling over how observant he ultimately wants to be.
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Changes are happening everywhere, and so we need them to be observant and not be distracted.
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Even a moderately observant UFO monitoring the United States would have noticed, in late March of 2020, that something was seriously amiss.
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Frazes considers herself culturally Jewish but not particularly observant.
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They realized that for the second year in a row, the pandemic would disrupt the usual gathering of families and friends for the seder, the ritual dinner in which observants re-tell the story of the Jewish exodus from Egypt.
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His narrator is a particularly observant AF named Klara who studies the behavior of the customers who come to the store where she’s patiently waiting to be bought.
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If you’re observant and curious, you’re forced into the present.
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This man does not appear at all put out by Mr. Arden's observant presence, nor even conscious of it.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Her youthful vanity had its way in a mind too speculative, intelligent, observant, merely to be shocked.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Mr. Pontellier, who was observant about such things, noticed it, as he served the soup and handed it to the boy in waiting.
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WORDS RELATED TO OBSERVANT

  • astute
  • canny
  • clever
  • discerning
  • discriminating
  • incisive
  • ingenious
  • insightful
  • intense
  • intuitive
  • judicious
  • keen
  • observant
  • penetrating
  • perspicacious
  • piercing
  • quick-witted
  • sensitive
  • sharp
  • smart
  • subtle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.