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vigilance - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'vigilance' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Vigilance [ n.]
- The quality or state of being vigilant; forbearance of sleep; wakefulness.
- Watchfulness in respect of danger; care; caution; circumspection.
- Guard; watch.

Meaning of 'vigilance' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . vigilance [ n]
Meaning (1):
- vigilant attentiveness
Example in sentence:
  • he keeps a weather eye open for trouble
Meaning (2):
- the process of paying close and continuous attention
Example in sentence:
  • vigilance is especially susceptible to fatigue;
  • wakefulness, watchfulness, and bellicosity make a good hunter