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synonyms for watchfulness

  • alertness
  • attention
  • awareness
  • carefulness
  • caution
  • keenness
  • mindfulness
  • readiness
  • wakefulness
  • wariness
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antonyms for watchfulness

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  • ignorance
  • neglect
  • negligence
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How to use watchfulness in a sentence

Your duties will call you from one group to another, and require constant watchfulness that no one guest is slighted.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Sympathy and love, constant watchfulness, and earnest prayer will be the most needful.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
And there was something rather furtive in his look, something which seemed to speak of a suppressed curiosity and watchfulness.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
The lips assumed an appearance of somewhat exaggerated indifference, but there was a glint of watchfulness in the eyes.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
His neck was long, more supple and active, he kept moving his head in an unnatural watchfulness like a wild animal's.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
It had needed a great deal of watchfulness on the part of Mr. Devlin and his supporters to prevent fighting.
MRS. FALCHION, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Without doubt it was the effect of extreme lassitude, occasioned by continual thought and watchfulness.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
But with all its watchfulness smuggling still prevailed in every colony.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
It was only by his bold front and constant watchfulness that he kept the dusky demons at a distance.
ADRIFT ON THE PACIFICEDWARD S. ELLIS
Somehow he stuck to his work, and his comrades, who were rudely sympathetic, helped him to elude the foreman's watchfulness.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WATCHFULNESS

  • all-overs
  • angst
  • ants in pants
  • apprehension
  • botheration
  • butterflies
  • care
  • cold sweat
  • concern
  • creeps
  • disquiet
  • disquietude
  • distress
  • doubt
  • downer
  • drag
  • dread
  • flap
  • foreboding
  • fretfulness
  • fuss
  • goose bumps
  • heebie-jeebies
  • jitters
  • misery
  • misgiving
  • mistrust
  • nail-biting
  • needles
  • nervousness
  • panic
  • pins and needles
  • restlessness
  • solicitude
  • suffering
  • suspense
  • sweat
  • trouble
  • uncertainty
  • unease
  • uneasiness
  • watchfulness
  • willies
  • worriment
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.