Definition of observantly in English:



  • Taking careful notice; attentively or perceptively.

    ‘he watched everything observantly’
    • ‘Tenderly, observantly, incisively, Edith Pearlman captures life on the page like few other writers.’
    • ‘His eyes glared fearfully, and these alone gave notice that he was yet alive, as they rolled observantly to and fro, noticing everything that passed within the chamber, although he spoke not, nor gave the slightest token that he was in possession of his senses.’
    • ‘I'm guessing you haven't read my post observantly, because I'm clearly stating that being a stay-at-home mother or father makes perfect sense to me.’
    • ‘"The Government recognises," he said observantly, "that our people have grown tired of plans, talk and discussions of the problem."’
    • ‘"It's not a liquid right now," he observantly noted.’
    • ‘"Can I point out that your half-time analysis had nothing to do with football, but was all about meaningless non-football-related witter," she points out observantly.’
    • ‘He writes simply, amusingly and observantly.’