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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"

    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 Synonymes

  1. alertnessnoun

    Synonyms:
    watchfulness, vigilance, circumspection, wariness

  2. alertnessnoun

    Synonyms:
    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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How to use alertness in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Natalie Dautovich:

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

  4. 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.

  5. James Mwanga:

    This border is very porous, you will not know who has passed if the person went through the unofficial border posts, in most cases. Now there is anxiety and so on. We have heightened our alertness.

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