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Definition of Observant

Observant

  1. Taking notice; viewing or noticing attentively; watchful; attentive; as, an observant spectator; observant habits.
  2. Submissively attentive; obediently watchful; regardful; mindful; obedient (to); -- with of, as, to be observant of rules.
  3. One who observes forms and rules.
  4. A sycophantic servant.
  5. An Observantine.

Observant Quotations

On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points.
Virginia Woolf

My family was totally non-religious. There was no question we were Jewish, but we were not observant.
Elayne Boosler

I guess I'm just quite observant and I pay attention to a lot of things. Human behavior really fascinates me.
Ellie Goulding

I am an observant Jew! Now my secret is out.
Roseanne Barr

I listened very, very carefully to the world around me to pick up the signals of when trouble was coming. Not that I could stop it. But it made me observant. That was helpful when I became a lawyer, because I knew how to read people's signals.
Sonia Sotomayor
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Observant Translations

observant in French is observateur
observant in German is abwartend, achtsam

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