Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not vigilant.

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  • adjective Not watchful

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  • adjective not alert to what is potentially dangerous

Etymologies

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un- +‎ watchful

Examples

  • It is as if the sphere of intimacy, the unwatchful trust of shared life, is transformed into a malignant poison as soon as the relationship in which it flourished is broken off.

    Divorce, American Style

  • It is as if the sphere of intimacy, the unwatchful trust of shared life, is transformed into a malignant poison as soon as the relationship in which it flourished is broken off.

    Divorce, American Style

  • It is as if the sphere of intimacy, the unwatchful trust of shared life, is transformed into a malignant poison as soon as the relationship in which it flourished is broken off.

    Divorce, American Style

  • It is as if the sphere of intimacy, the unwatchful trust of shared life, is transformed into a malignant poison as soon as the relationship in which it flourished is broken off.

    Divorce, American Style

  • A similar usage has lately been applied to Latin American countries where, under the unwatchful eye of an American government occupied with wars in the Middle East, counter-systemic forces have been on the rise.

    Andrew Levine: An Ideological Construct: Out of Control and Veering Lethal

  • Have the drug smugglers and terrorists simply quit trying to enter the U.S. or have they simply been operating freely under the unwatchful and accommodating eyes of U.S. Attorney Lam and Senator Feinstein.

    Think Progress » NSA Whistleblower To Expose More Unlawful Activity: ‘People…Are Going To Be Shocked’

  • He, however, was not so wholly occupied, as to be unmindful of his situation, or unwatchful of an opportunity of serving his own interests, and retaliating upon

    The Italian

  • Undoubtedly, they were staring persistently at my apparently unwatchful house.

    The Master of the World

  • The corridor was dark and silent but not unwatchful.

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

  • Under Jed's unwatchful eye he drew forth from the suitcase fresh underwear, clean black jeans, and a neatly pressed, long-sleeve western shirt.

    Jed the Dead

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