Definition Of observation


a remark, statement, or comment based on something one has seen, heard, or noticed.

he made a telling observation about Hugh

the action or process of observing something or someone carefully or in order to gain information.

she was brought into the hospital for observation

Example Of observation

  • A daily visit from a health care worker is scarcely the same as the continual observation as hospital staff carry out their duties.

  • A number of oil sketches from nature in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, reveal his powers of lively observation .

  • Admiring Mr Twain's skills of observation offers scant hope that human race is making any progress.

  • An appeal can be in the form of a funny question, a witty observation , opinion or comment.

  • As well as all that he had such a suave ability to get his own way, such humane and acute powers of observation .

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