Observant



[uh b-zur-vuh nt] /əbˈzɜr vənt/

adjective
1.
quick to notice or perceive; alert.
2.
looking at, watching, or regarding attentively; watchful.
3.
careful in the of a law, custom, religious ritual, or the like.
noun
4.
an of law or rule.
5.
(initial capital letter). Also, Observantine
[ob-zur-vuh n-tin, -teen] /ɒbˈzɜr vən tɪn, -ˌtin/ (Show IPA). a member of a Franciscan order that the strict rule of St. Francis.
/əbˈzɜːvənt/
adjective
1.
paying close attention to detail; watchful or heedful
2.
adhering strictly to rituals, ceremonies, laws, etc
adj.

1590s, from observe + -ant, or else from French observant, past participle of observer (see observance). In reference to Judaism, from 1902. As a noun from late 15c. Related: Observantly; observantness.

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