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He seemed to be perfectly at ease, confident, deliberate, and unwatchful.

Unwatchful trust is a delusion, and untrustful watching is in vain.

It must not be supposed that the professor's friends were unwatchful.

But as time went on even John's unwatchful eye could not fail to notice that all was not well with his father.

If you are careless and unwatchful, the child's will will speedily assert itself.

To the unwatchful and the wicked the event will be as sudden and unexpected as the coming of a thief in the night.

We often are made to feel the force of this truth, when we have been unwatchful, and some cross occurrence has tried our tempers.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1500, waccheful, from watch (v.) + -ful. Related: Watchfulness.

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