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Synonyms for observant
əbˈzɜr vəntob·ser·vant

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  1. observantadjective

    introspective, nonobservant, unobservant

  2. observantadjective

    The too observant police officer noticed that my tax disk was out-of-date.

    introspective, nonobservant, unobservant

  3. observantadjective

    I was normally observant of the local parking restrictions.

    unobservant, nonobservant, introspective

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. observant

    regardful, attentive, mindful, obedient, watchful, heedful

    disregardful, neglectful, unmindful, disobedient, heedless

Princeton's WordNet

  1. observantadjective

    paying close attention especially to details

    law-abiding, observing

    unperceiving, unperceptive, unlawful, inattentive

  2. observant, observingadjective

    quick to notice; showing quick and keen perception

    law-abiding, observing

    unlawful, unperceptive, unperceiving, inattentive

  3. law-abiding, observantadjective

    (of individuals) adhering strictly to laws and rules and customs

    "law-abiding citizens"; "observant of the speed limit"

    law-abiding, observing

    unperceptive, inattentive, unlawful, unperceiving

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. observantadjective

    mindful, regardful, heedful, attentive, watchful

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "observant":

    observer, attentive, careful

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How to use observant in a sentence?

  1. Jay Abiona:

    Obstacles in life are similar to speed bumps on roads. They are both in place for a reason. So, slow down, be observant and make it to the end of the road successfully.

  2. Jay Abiona:

    Being observant of your surroundings & practicing situational awareness at all times is not being paranoid; it’s being cautious.

  3. Mayor Carey Davis:

    I think that message that has been put forth is that we do need to be observant and we need to make sure we're not in a position where we are afraid to call something out if we see there’s something that’s out of order or something that doesn't look like it's in place. That's not always an easy thing to do, because there's always that risk of making an improper assessment of something that may appear to be dangerous and really there's good reason behind it, while we believe the pair were radicalized, inspired by ISIS, in carrying out their attack, we continue to investigate whether they had support in any way. To date, we have not charged anyone with supporting the 12/2 attacks, however. The evidence supports the fact that Farook and Malik were responsible for physically carrying out the murders.

  4. Virginia:

    On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points.

  5. Kendis Paris:

    When you think about all of the strategic places that these guys are in, it's not just truck stops, it's rest areas, it's hotels and motels, it's gas stations, it's busy city streets, loading docks, they're trained to be vigilant and observant in the course of their everyday jobs. When you factor all that in, it really is a smart audience to educate and work with.

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