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alertness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alertness  \A*lert"ness\,  n. 
  The  quality  of  being  alert  or  on  the  alert;  briskness; 
  nimbleness;  activity. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  alertness 
  n  1:  the  process  of  paying  close  and  continuous  attention  [syn:  {watchfulness}, 
  {vigilance}] 
  2:  a  state  of  readiness  to  respond;  "alerting  was  indicated  by 
  the  desynchronization  of  the  EEG"  [syn:  {alerting}] 
  3:  lively  attentiveness  [syn:  {on  the  qui  vive}] 




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