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Synonyms for vigilant
ˈvɪdʒ ə ləntvig·i·lant

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  1. vigilantadjective

    Synonyms:
    alert, watchful, on the qui vive, wary, aware

  2. vigilantadjective

    Watchful, especially for danger or disorder; alert; wary

    Be vigilant for signs of disease in your garden.

    Synonyms:
    alert, aware, watchful, wary, on the qui vive

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. vigilant

    Vigilant implies more sustained activity and more intelligent volition than alert; one may be habitually alert by reason of native quickness of perception and thought, or one may be momentarily alert under some excitement or expectancy; one who is vigilant is so with thoughtful purpose. One is vigilant against danger or harm; he may be alert or watchful for good as well as against evil; he is wary in view of suspected stratagem, trickery, or treachery. A person may be wakeful because of some merely physical excitement or excitability, as through insomnia; yet he may be utterly careless and negligent in his wakefulness, the reverse of watchful; a person who is truly watchful must keep himself wakeful while on watch, in which case wakeful has something of mental quality. Watchful, from the Saxon, and vigilant, from the Latin, are almost exact equivalents; but vigilant has somewhat more of sharp definiteness and somewhat more suggestion of volition; one may be habitually watchful; one is vigilant of set purpose and for direct cause, as in the presence of an enemy. Compare ALERT.

    Synonyms:
    alert, awake, careful, cautious, circumspect, on the alert, on the lookout, sleepless, wakeful, wary, watchful, wide-awake

    Antonyms:
    careless, drowsy, dull, heedless, inattentive, incautious, inconsiderate, neglectful, negligent, oblivious, thoughtless, unwary

Princeton's WordNet

  1. argus-eyed, open-eyed, vigilant, wakefuladjective

    carefully observant or attentive; on the lookout for possible danger

    "a policy of open-eyed awareness"; "the vigilant eye of the town watch"; "there was a watchful dignity in the room"; "a watchful parent with a toddler in tow"

    Synonyms:
    keen-sighted, wakeful, waking, open-eyed, sharp-eyed, hawk-eyed, light, argus-eyed, sharp-sighted, lynx-eyed, quick-sighted

    Antonyms:
    unwatchful, unvigilant, unalert

Editors Contribution

  1. cautious

    i would be cautious about walking there after dark.

    Submitted by Soulwriter on June 13, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. vigilantadjective

    Synonyms:
    watchful, circumspect, on the lookout, wide awake, on the alert

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. vigilantadjective

    Synonyms:
    watchful, attentive, circumspect, wakeful

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How to use vigilant in a sentence?

  1. Adam Campbell:

    I realize they’re different, but I tried it anyway given that it appears to be safe and that other preventative measures haven’t worked for me, i seem far more prone to cankers sores when I’m really stressed or sick, so I’m extra vigilant about lysine supplementation at those times. And for me, it appears to be effective.

  2. Ali Raja:

    Right now, Twitter is the best way to get medical information out, because of the fact that everybody gets a voice [ on social media ], it's very easy for alarmist messages to pick up steam. We have to be constantly vigilant about trying to get that panic under control and spread a different message.

  3. The LAPD:

    While there are no credible threats in the Los Angeles area, the Department will maintain high visibility around movie theaters when it opens, we encourage everyone to go out and enjoy all of the weekend leisure activities the City has to offer. However, Angelenos should remain vigilant and always be aware of your surroundings. As always, if you see something, say something.

  4. Rebecca Rebarich:

    U.S. naval forces continue to remain vigilant and are trained to act in a professional manner, while our commanding officers retain the inherent right to act in self-defense.

  5. Isaias Medina:

    Food prices have increased by 650 percent, only four million people of the 31.5 million Venezuelans eat twice a day, and 68 percent of families have resorted to survival strategies such as salvaging, foraging and prostitution to acquire food. ambassador Haley sent a strong message of hope assuring that justice will return sooner than later to Venezuela, and that the (Security) Council should remain vigilant of the Venezuelan situation, due to the clear threat to peace and security in the region that it represents.

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