Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or quality of being alert; briskness; nimbleness; activity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being alert or on the alert; briskness; nimbleness; activity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The quality of being alert or on the alert; briskness; nimbleness; activity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a state of readiness to respond
  • noun the process of paying close and continuous attention
  • noun lively attentiveness

Etymologies

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alert +‎ -ness

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