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See definition of observation on Dictionary.com
  • nounattention, scrutiny
  • nouncomment on something scrutinized

synonyms for observation

  • conclusion
  • consideration
  • examination
  • experience
  • information
  • inspection
  • investigation
  • knowledge
  • measurement
  • note
  • perception
  • remark
  • research
  • review
  • study
  • surveillance
  • view
  • check
  • cognition
  • cognizance
  • detection
  • estimation
  • heedfulness
  • mark
  • mind
  • monitoring
  • notice
  • once-over
  • overlook
  • probe
  • regard
  • search
  • supervision
  • watching
  • ascertainment
  • noticing
  • recognizing
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antonyms for observation

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  • heedlessness
  • ignorance
  • neglect
  • disbelief
  • inattention
  • indifference
  • thoughtlessness
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Those observations revealed prominent dips in particular wavelengths of ultraviolet sunlight that had been absorbed by the ozone, Youngblood, Arney and colleagues report online August 6 in the Astronomical Journal.
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Comparing computer simulations to experimental observations allowed Oran and colleagues to pin down the blue whirl’s structure.
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Marketers should consider applying in-market audiences to campaigns on observation mode to develop a clearer image of how each audience segment performs.
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Understanding those environmental risks, Pearson point out, starts with observation.
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Cheng thinks the observations will apply to teens, as well, since this fits with what has been seen in older kids.
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Researchers will need to collect more observations of this type of aurora.
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WORDS RELATED TO OBSERVATION

  • accusation
  • censure
  • criticism
  • faultfinding
  • flak
  • knock
  • observation
  • perception
  • slur
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