observing observing  /əb ˈzɜr vɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) quick to notice; showing quick and keen perception

Usage(s):

  1. Last night he and his observing partner, a graduate student named Dan Stark, flew 3,000 miles, from Southern California to Hawaii, where the Kecks are located.
  2. Fascinated by their reasoning processes, he began to suspect that the key to human knowledge might be discovered by observing how the child's mind develops.
  3. Before Republicans get too worked up about this, its worth observing that Democracy Corps has typically found a much closer race than other pollsters.

News

  1. Fox Hosts ‘Disturbed’ By FBI Director’s ‘Clueless & Detached’ Testimony: ‘Maybe There Is Not An Investigation’

    On Friday, the Fox & Friends crew revisited FBI Director Robert Mueller 's testimony during a congressional hearing. Observing that he was "detached" and "clueless," the hosts wondered how Mueller lacked answers to so many questions — positing that it could be a new strategy. Perhaps, Brian Kilmeade suggested, there is no investigation into the IRS scandal.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Mediaite

  2. Chester Heights observes moment of silence for lost friends

    Observing a moment of silence and reciting the Pledge of Allegiance are routinely done prior to every Chester Heights Borough council meeting. But the moment of remembrance at the June 3 meeting was especially heartfelt, as two beloved local men -- one of great age and one of great youth -- were recalled.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Garnet Valley Press

  3. Your Agenda for 6/14/13

    Live Oak Missionary Baptist Church will be observing its annual Mission Anniversary on Sunday, June 16, at 3 p.m. The theme for this year is “Doing the Work of the Kingdom While it is Still Day.”
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Moultrie Observer

Quotes

  1. The set of prequels will magically rewind time to Carrie's teen years, when she "began observing and commenting on the social scene," Bushnell said in a statement, adding that she's always been interested in writing about the future sex...
    on Sep 18, 2008 By: Candace Bushnell Source: MTV.com

  2. "The behavior in what we are observing in the last seven weeks is identical in many respects to what we saw in 1998, what we saw in the stock-market crash of 1987, I suspect what we saw in the land-boom collapse of 1837 and certainly [the bank panic...
    on Sep 6, 2007 By: Alan Greenspan Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. "The doctors were observing me while I was there. They explained to Sheriff (Lee) Baca that they thought I was having severe anxiety, panic attacks, claustrophobia," Hilton told the magazine.
    on Jun 27, 2007 By: Paris Hilton Source: AFP

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