What does the word vigilance mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Alertness; watchfulness.

Usage examples for vigilance

  1. Dusty Star, for all his vigilance, did not fully understand. – Dusty Star by Olaf Baker
  2. It requires in the doctor a degree of skill, of practical experience, vigilance, decision, and sureness of hand which no man can be expected to possess at the first outbreak of the epizootia. – On the cattle plague: or, Contagious typhus in horned cattle. Its history, origin, description, and treatment by Honoré Bourguignon