alertness

Definitions of alertness
  1. noun
    a state of readiness to respond
    synonyms: alerting
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    type of:
    arousal
    a state of heightened physiological activity
  2. noun
    the process of paying close and continuous attention
    synonyms: vigilance, wakefulness, watchfulness
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    types:
    jealousy
    zealous vigilance
    type of:
    attention
    the faculty or power of mental concentration
  3. noun
    lively attentiveness
    synonyms: on the qui vive, sharp-sightedness
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    type of:
    attentiveness
    the trait of being observant and paying attention
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