“The Queen had some most amusing and well-observed lines about Thatcher,” says a family friend.
It would be easy to multiply examples of this kind, particularly those of well-observed telepathic cases.
This is a well-observed fact, and depends on certain optical laws.
No doubt you recall his first novel, The Sheep Path, a sincere and well-observed study of feminine temperament.
It is a well-observed law of Nature that man must be organized in harmony with the condition of climate, otherwise he perishes.
In well-observed cases apparently we do not find the stupor reaction without either coincident or preceding ideas of death.
These plain, decided, easily observable, and well-observed facts are among the most convincing I have received.
On the other hand, well-observed premonitions are of immense importance.
It is very curious that it should be so, but we are driven to that as the only possible explanation of well-observed facts.
Numerous and well-observed facts would almost compel us to believe so.
late 14c., "to hold to" (a manner of life or course of conduct), from Old French observer, osserver "to observe, watch over, follow" (10c.), from Latin observare "watch over, note, heed, look to, attend to, guard, regard, comply with," from ob "over" (see ob-) + servare "to watch, keep safe," from PIE root *ser- "to protect." Meaning "to attend to in practice, to keep, follow" is attested from late 14c. Sense of "watch, perceive, notice" is 1560s, via notion of "see and note omens." Meaning "to say by way of remark" is from c.1600. Related: Observed; observing.