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  • Info Alertness is the state of active attention by high sensory awareness such as being watchful and prompt to meet danger or emergency, or being quick to perceive and act. more...
  • At the same time, her natural alertness took in everything going on about her. Cited from Sparrows, by Horace W.C. Newte
  • The effect of alertness which he always produced was more evident now than ever. Cited from The Winning Clue, by James Hay, Jr.
  • And his manner took on that alertness a horse shows on turning into the home road. Cited from Lin McLean, by Owen Wister
  • No one ever before had given him such an impression of strength and physical alertness. Cited from The Young Trailers, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Then, with a return of his usual alertness, he looked at his watch. Cited from The Pit, by Frank Norris
  • During the early days of his rule he was personally known for his alertness.
  • I felt a sense of a new alertness about the house. Cited from The Story of Bawn, by Katharine Tynan
  • Only a certain eager alertness showed the delight he took in her presence. Cited from A Daughter of the Snows, by Jack London
  • With a brief return of her mental alertness, the old woman studied her carefully. Cited from Life and Gabriella, by Ellen Glasgow
  • None gave any sign of alertness toward any possible approaching danger. Cited from Man Size, by William MacLeod Raine
  • There was new alertness in her eyes, though she had listened before. Cited from The Head of the House of Coombe, by F Burnett
  • They were boys in years, but in size, strength, alertness and knowledge of the forest far beyond their age. Cited from The Young Trailers, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Another point to consider is the state of alertness of the player.
  • Yet for all his slow movements there was a new alertness in his eyes and bearing. Cited from The Yellow Crayon, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • For some moments he stood where he had been left, a figure with small signs of alertness about it. Cited from Something New, by P.G. Wodehouse
  • Jack, with all his alertness, had not been quite quick enough. Cited from Apples, Ripe and Rosy, Sir, by Mary Catherine Crowley
  • Her voice struck him into a sort of listening alertness, and again she pronounced his name. Cited from A Texas Ranger, by William MacLeod Raine
  • Short, broad, and thick-set, every inch of him has its own alertness and motion. Cited from Stephen A. Douglas, by Allen Johnson
  • Trade has ceased to be a thing of individual energy, talent, and commercial alertness. Cited from The Warriors, by Lindsay, Anna Robertson Brown
  • Not merely were its deep lines shown up, but all the old humor and alertness had gone. Cited from Running Water, by A. E. W. Mason [AKA: Alfred Edward Woodley Mason]
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Meaning of alertness

  • noun A state of readiness to respond
    alerting was indicated by the desynchronization of the EEG
  • noun Lively attentiveness