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EtymologyEdit

From French vigilant or its source, Latin vigilans, present participle of vigilare (stay awake), from vigil (awake). Doublet of vigilante, from Spanish.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈvɪdʒɪlənt/
  • Hyphenation: vi‧gi‧lant
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AdjectiveEdit

vigilant (comparative more vigilant, superlative most vigilant)

  1. Watchful, especially for danger or disorder; alert; wary
    Be vigilant for signs of disease in your garden.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin vigilāns, vigilāntem.

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vigilant (masculine and feminine plural vigilants)

  1. vigilant

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NounEdit

vigilant m or f (plural vigilants)

  1. guard, watchman

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vigilant

  1. present participle of vigilar

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin vigilāns, vigilāntem.

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vigilant (feminine singular vigilante, masculine plural vigilants, feminine plural vigilantes)

  1. vigilant

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