Definition Of observant


a member of a branch of the Franciscan order that followed a strict rule.

A classic example was the Franciscan Observant friar Bernardino of Siena, whose cult of the name of Jesus, employing what were effectively magical tablets, sparked off accusations of heresy.

adhering strictly to the rules of a particular religion, especially Judaism.

He wears a distinctive black outfit and is strictly observant of religious laws.

quick to notice things.

her observant eye took in every detail

Example Of observant

  • All students, not just those who are religiously observant , are able to eat in the dining hall.

  • And I guess, obviously, the watch word for most travelers is be alert, be observant .

  • And, being a fairly observant sort, I've noticed that most footballers are human beings.

  • As the only observant Jew in my circle of family and friends, this is a hard idea to explain and an even harder one for them to understand.

  • Can you recall a time when being alert and observant kept you safe?

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