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synonyms for vigilance

  • alertness
  • caution
  • diligence
  • surveillance
  • acuity
  • attention
  • attentiveness
  • circumspection
  • lookout
  • observance
  • vigil
  • watch
  • watchfulness
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antonyms for vigilance

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  • indifference
  • neglect
  • carelessness
  • impulsiveness
  • indiscretion
  • negligence
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How to use vigilance in a sentence

The rise of variants requires vigilance for those who wish to protect themselves — and others, because vaccinated people may still be able to carry and transmit the virus.
‘OH, WE’RE STILL IN THIS.’ THE PANDEMIC WALL IS HERE.MAURA JUDKISFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It also underscores the importance of vigilance, to fully investigate any cases of the coronavirus that develop in people who are vaccinated so that there is an early alert if the virus shows it can break through the immunity conjured by vaccines.
NEW CORONAVIRUS VARIANTS ACCELERATE RACE TO MAKE SURE VACCINES KEEP UPCAROLYN Y. JOHNSON, LAURIE MCGINLEY, JOEL ACHENBACHJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We’ll need continued vigilance, continually following the protocols, making the right decisions.
THE NFL MADE IT TO THE PLAYOFFS DESPITE THE CORONAVIRUS. BUT PLENTY OF OBSTACLES REMAIN.MARK MASKEJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We learned that as knowledge and science advances, what is required of our vigilance changes.
300,000 AND COUNTING…TROY MASTERSDECEMBER 21, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Mark Jarret, the chief quality officer for New York’s Northwell Health system, said he understood that many people are tiring of constant vigilance after nine months of isolation and Zoom gatherings and waving at people from six feet away.
FEARS OF CORONAVIRUS JUMP INTENSIFY IN THANKSGIVING’S AFTERMATHSARAH KAPLANNOVEMBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
And now there was added to this devotion an element of indefinable anxiety which made its vigilance unceasing.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The city had good government for twenty years after the operations of that Vigilance Committee.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
If any thing excited suspicion, the individual and his premises were to be searched with the utmost vigilance.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
It was an immense structure of great weight, and only an uncommon honesty—and vigilance—in building had saved it from destruction.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
I am terrified at the thought of what may occur at any moment in spite of my solicitude and untiring vigilance.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
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WORDS RELATED TO VIGILANCE

  • attentiveness
  • readiness
  • sharpness
  • vigilance
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