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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

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

To a mind like mine, restless, inquisitive, and observant of everything that was passing, it is easy to suppose that religion was the subject to which it would be directed; and, although this subject principally occupied my thoughts, there was nothing that I saw or heard of to which my attention was not directed.
Nat Turner

Whether you're trying to learn in hockey or trying to learn in life, I've always tried to be observant and tried to learn more, tried to evolve, whether it's as a hockey player or as a person. With each year, I try to do that.
Sidney Crosby

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

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