Synonyms of vigilant in English:


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1‘there had been a rash of petty thefts and we were warned to be vigilant’

watchful, on the lookout, observant, sharp-eyed, keen-eyed, gimlet-eyed, eagle-eyed, hawk-eyed, with eyes like a hawk, with one's eyes open, keeping one's eyes peeled, keeping one's eyes skinned, attentive, paying attention, alert, on the alert, on one's toes, on the qui vive
awake, wide awake, unsleeping, on one's guard, on guard, concentrating, careful, cautious, wary, chary, circumspect, prudent, heedful, mindful
prepared, ready
informal beady-eyed, not missing a trick, on the ball, keeping a weather eye on things, leery
rare regardful, Argus-eyed

negligent, inattentive