Associations to the word «Vigilance»


VIGILANCE, noun. Alert watchfulness.
VIGILANCE, noun. Close and continuous attention.
VIGILANCE COMMITTEE, noun. (US) (historical) A group of private citizens who administered justice where they considered governmental structures to be inadequate.

Dictionary definition

VIGILANCE, noun. The process of paying close and continuous attention; "wakefulness, watchfulness, and bellicosity make a good hunter"; "vigilance is especially susceptible to fatigue".
VIGILANCE, noun. Vigilant attentiveness; "he keeps a weather eye open for trouble".

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin