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

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