how to pronounce observant


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observant is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of observant in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… thankfully there are observant shoppers …”

meanings of observant


  1. Alert and paying close attention; watchful.
  2. Diligently attentive in observing a law, custom, duty or principle; regardful; mindful.


  1. A member of a Franciscan order that strictly observes the rules of St. Francis.

observant frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word observant occurs in english on average 2.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics observant can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that observant can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with observant


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