observation

[ ob-zur-vey-shuhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF observation

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OBSERVATION

She was conveyed to the palace in a cedar carriage, carefully screened from observation.

My field of observation has been at home, here in America; but it has been the same in France.

I freely say that the tendency of my thought, based on observation, is to conservatism.

By observation, the camp was in latitude 31 degrees 42 minutes South.

By observation, the elevation of this encampment is 2,250 feet.

That is contrary to the observation of philosophers of bygone days.

The imagination is skilfully awakened and made to do the work of observation.

“You will want some conclusive evidence,” came the observation in a murmur.

I asked if this was her own insolence, or her young mistress's observation?

Until now this personage had escaped the observation of the travelers.

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