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1. alertness

noun. ['əˈlɝːtnəs'] the process of paying close and continuous attention.

Synonyms

  • wakefulness
  • watchfulness
  • jealousy
  • attention

Antonyms

  • attentive
  • unmindfulness
  • carelessness
  • heedfulness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • alert (English)
  • alerte (French)

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Rhymes with Alertness

  • inertness

How do you pronounce alertness?

Pronounce alertness as əˈlərtnəs.

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Sentences with alertness


1. Noun, singular or mass
This small, study dog features a smooth coat and a perky face that gives the impression of alertness.

2. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
However, research indicates that cinnamon promotes alertness rather than fatigue.

Quotes about alertness


1. Depth of understanding involves something which is more than merely a matter of deconstructive alertness; it involves a measure of interpretative charity and at least the beginnings of a wide responsiveness.
- Stefan Collini

2. alertness

noun. ['əˈlɝːtnəs'] a state of readiness to respond.

Synonyms

  • alerting

Antonyms

  • heedlessness
  • mindfulness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • alert (English)
  • alerte (French)

3. alertness

noun. ['əˈlɝːtnəs'] lively attentiveness.

Synonyms

  • on the qui vive
  • sharp-sightedness

Antonyms

  • sleeping
  • sleepiness
  • inattention

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • alert (English)
  • alerte (French)
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