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See also: Observant
- (General American) IPA(key): /əbˈzɝvənt/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /əbˈzɜːvənt/
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- Hyphenation: ob‧ser‧vant
- Alert and paying close attention; watchful.
- The observant police officer noticed that my tax disk was out-of-date.
- Diligently attentive in observing a law, custom, duty or principle; regardful; mindful.
- I was normally observant of the local parking restrictions.
- 1644, Kenelm Digby, Two Treatises
- We are told how observant Alexander was of his master Aristotle.
- 1909, John Claude White, Sikhim and Bhutan, page 13:
- They also profess Buddhism, but are not so observant of its customs, nor are there so many monasteries and Lamas to be met with as in the other part of Bhutan.
Alert and paying close attention
Diligently attentive in observing a law, custom, duty or principle
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- present participle of observar
- IPA(key): /ˌɔp.sɛrˈʋɑŋ/, (neuter singular) /-ˈʋɑŋt/ (examples of pronunciation) or
- IPA(key): /ˌɔp.sɛrˈʋɑnt/
observant (indefinite singular observant, definite singular and plural observante)
- “observant” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.
- observant (obeying the custom, practice or rules of a religion)
Declension of observant