alertness

Definitions of alertness
1

n a state of readiness to respond

Synonyms:
alerting
Type of:
arousal
a state of heightened physiological activity

n the process of paying close and continuous attention

Synonyms:
vigilance, wakefulness, watchfulness
Types:
jealousy
zealous vigilance
Type of:
attention
the faculty or power of mental concentration

n lively attentiveness

Synonyms:
on the qui vive, sharp-sightedness
Type of:
attentiveness
the trait of being observant and paying attention

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