Associations to the word «Observance»

Wiktionary

OBSERVANCE, noun. The practice of complying with a law, custom, command or rule
OBSERVANCE, noun. The custom of celebrating a holiday or similar occasion
OBSERVANCE, noun. Observation or the act of watching
OBSERVANCE, noun. (religion) A rule governing a religious order, especially in the Roman Catholic church

Dictionary definition

OBSERVANCE, noun. The act of observing; taking a patient look.
OBSERVANCE, noun. A formal event performed on a special occasion; "a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor".
OBSERVANCE, noun. The act of noticing or paying attention; "he escaped the notice of the police".
OBSERVANCE, noun. Conformity with law or custom or practice etc..

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King