Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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

Etymologies

alert +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

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