Definition of Vigilance

1. Noun. The process of paying close and continuous attention. "Vigilance is especially susceptible to fatigue"

Exact synonyms: Alertness, Wakefulness, Watchfulness
Generic synonyms: Attention
Specialized synonyms: Jealousy
Derivative terms: Alert, Vigilant, Wakeful, Watchful



2. Noun. Vigilant attentiveness. "He keeps a weather eye open for trouble"
Exact synonyms: Watchfulness, Weather Eye
Generic synonyms: Attentiveness
Derivative terms: Vigilant, Watchful

Definition of Vigilance

1. n. The quality or state of being vigilant; forbearance of sleep; wakefulness.

2. n. The quality or state of being vigilant; forbearance of sleep; wakefulness.

Definition of Vigilance

1. Noun. Alert watchfulness. ¹

2. Noun. Close and continuous attention. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Vigilance

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Vigilance

1. Wakefulness, watchfulness, arousal. Origin: L. Vigilantia This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Vigilance

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vigabatrin
vigas
vigen-
vigenary
vigesimal
vigesimation
vigesimo-quarto
vigezzite
vigia
vigias
vigil
vigil candle
vigil light
vigilambulism
vigilance (current term)
vigilance committee
vigilance man
vigilances
vigilancies
vigilancy
vigilant
vigilante
vigilanteism
vigilantelike
vigilantes
vigilantism
vigilantisms
vigilantist
vigilantly

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