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Synonyms for alertness

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

    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"

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

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

    lively attentiveness

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. alertnessnoun

    watchfulness, vigilance, circumspection, wariness

  2. alertnessnoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "alertness":

    vigilance, awareness, alert, liveliness, vigilant

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  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. 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.

  3. Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr:

    There’s beena lot of studies looking at it in terms of mental function and mental alertness, but there is not very consistent information onit.

  4. Natalie Dautovich:

    Most people experience a dip in energy and alertness in the early to mid-afternoon.

  5. Yuji Tohda:

    Simply put, this is a collapse of the medical system, the highly infectious British variant and slipping alertness have led to this explosive growth in the number of patients.

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