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1. observation

noun. ['ˌɑːbzɝˈveɪʃən'] the act of making and recording a measurement.

Synonyms

  • radio observation
  • measuring
  • measure
  • measurement

Antonyms

  • noncompliance
  • nonobservance
  • praise
  • ignore

Etymology

  • observatio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Observation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with observation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Reach the top of the all-steel observation tower and deck by glass elevator.

Quotes about observation


1. One question about a joke is, how well is the strangeness of the situation resolved? At 'The New Yorker', we retain a lot of incongruity, tapping the playful part of the mind - Monty Python-type stuff. We also try to use humor as a vehicle for communicating ideas. Not editorial comment, but observation.
- Robert Mankoff

2. I believe the universe wants to be noticed. I think the universe is inprobably biased toward the consciousness, that it rewards intelligence in part because the universe enjoys its elegance being observed. And who am I, living in the middle of history, to tell the universe that it-or my observation of it-is temporary?
- John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

3. To me, photography is an art of observation. It's about finding something interesting in an ordinary place... I've found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.
- Elliott Erwitt

2. observation

noun. ['ˌɑːbzɝˈveɪʃən'] the act of observing; taking a patient look.

Synonyms

  • stargazing
  • watching
  • looking
  • looking at
  • sighting
  • monitoring
  • observance

Antonyms

  • distrust
  • disagree
  • back
  • profound

Etymology

  • observatio (Latin)

3. observation

noun. ['ˌɑːbzɝˈveɪʃən'] the act of noticing or paying attention.

Synonyms

  • mind
  • remark
  • attention
  • attending
  • observance

Antonyms

  • neglect
  • forget
  • nonintellectual
  • stupidity

Etymology

  • observatio (Latin)

4. observation

noun. ['ˌɑːbzɝˈveɪʃən'] facts learned by observing.

Synonyms

  • fact

Antonyms

  • disobey
  • inattentiveness

Etymology

  • observatio (Latin)

5. observation

noun. ['ˌɑːbzɝˈveɪʃən'] a remark expressing careful consideration.

Synonyms

  • reflexion
  • reflection
  • remark
  • input

Antonyms

  • attentive
  • nonattendance
  • absence
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • observatio (Latin)
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