Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. alertness, vigilance or wakefulness

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or character of being watchful, in any sense.

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

  • n. vigilant attentiveness
  • n. the process of paying close and continuous attention


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.