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  1. watchfulness, wakefulness, vigilance, alertnessnoun

    the process of paying close and continuous attention

    "wakefulness, watchfulness, and bellicosity make a good hunter"; "vigilance is especially susceptible to fatigue"

    Synonyms:
    alerting, wakefulness, on the qui vive, sharp-sightedness, weather eye, watchfulness, sleeplessness, vigilance

  2. alertness, alertingnoun

    a state of readiness to respond

    "alerting was indicated by the desynchronization of the EEG"

    Synonyms:
    alerting, wakefulness, on the qui vive, sharp-sightedness, alert, watchfulness, vigilance

  3. alertness, sharp-sightedness, on the qui vivenoun

    lively attentiveness

    Synonyms:
    alerting, wakefulness, visual acuity, on the qui vive, sharp-sightedness, watchfulness, vigilance, acuity

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. alertnessnoun

    Synonyms:
    watchfulness, vigilance, circumspection, wariness

  2. alertnessnoun

    Synonyms:
    activity, agility, nimbleness, briskness, smartness, sprightliness, quickness, spryness, promptness, readiness

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "alertness":

    vigilance, awareness, alert, liveliness, vigilant

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How to use alertness in a sentence?

  1. Yoweri Museveni:

    Apart from hunting the terrorists, the country's strategy of vigilance( alertness), is helping to minimize damage, therefore, the public should maintain vigilance of checking people at entry points to bus parks, hotels, churches, mosques, markets.

  2. Narsha Bulgakbaev:

    Only a skillful and experienced person can transform his inner fear into alertness and attentiveness. Always be clearly prepared for future challenges. Carefully, thinking slowly, learn to be prepared for anything, because no one is responsible for your actions except yourself.

  3. Natalie Dautovich:

    Light plays a very important role in helping us to feel alert and awake, so when we wake up during the dark period, that's not our body's natural desire, and so to help with that, make sure to be exposed to sufficient bright light during the day, especially during the morning, to help with those feelings of alertness.

  4. Ann Budzak-Garza:

    It's being in a state of hyper-alertness and being on guard for what's coming next, one researcher felt there was an educationally-induced post-traumatic stress disorder found in numerous kids who had experienced corporal punishment in schools.

  5. Anne Milasincic Andrews:

    Switching your focus to any kind of other activity, be it visual or another stimulatory activity that you find pleasurable, will be enough to improve alertness.


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