watchful[ woch-fuhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF watchful
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WATCHFUL
Robert's suspicions were lulled to sleep, and he ceased to be as vigilant and watchful as he had been.
The Legislature is the watchful guardian over the public purse.
The reports of the rifles and cannon kept every one alert and watchful.
The regiment after salving its wounds resumed its watchful march.
Refreshed and watchful, the regiment rode away from Bellevue.
She fed and warmed them, she was their wise and watchful keeper.
After that he was wary and watchful and full of his purpose.
But virtue is ever triumphant, virtue is never deserted of the watchful care of heaven.
I say again that no faith is needed to attain the certainty of a most watchful Providence.
Her rider was forced to keep a watchful eye and a close seat.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR WATCHFUL
- handling with kid gloves
- keeping on one's toes
- on guard
- on the lookout
- on the qui vive
- thinking twice
- walking on eggs
- watching one's step
- watching out