Origin of vigilance
Related formshy·per·vig·i·lance, nounnon·vig·i·lance, nounpre·vig·i·lance, nounsu·per·vig·i·lance, noun
Examples from the Web for vigilance
Vigilance, yes; but taking the most aggressive action—not so much.
People may not talk [about it], but there are some vigilance groups that work closely with the security forces.How Nigeria’s Stupidly Brutal Cops Botch the Hunt for Boko Haram|Nico Hines|May 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Despite their vigilance they had seen nothing of armed men entering the town, they claimed.
Once the union agreed to some testing and some oversight, vigilance became a necessity for the league.Major League Baseball Is Right to Punish the Biogenesis Cheats|Michael Brendan Dougherty|June 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We must react with vigilance to the situation of women in Afghanistan.
He felt certain that the freighter had entirely eluded the vigilance of those on board the drab boat.The Motor Boat Club and The Wireless|H. Irving Hancock
Their findings and recommendations are the basis for orders and constructive activities that never relax their vigilance.Huts in Hell|Daniel A. Poling
The old man's amusing attempts to evade their vigilance are frustrated, whereupon he calls for assistance.Authors of Greece|T. W. Lumb
He saw that while he was speaking The Coyote did not for an instant relax his vigilance.The Coyote|James Roberts
Sleep not, then; but, at the turn of the night, be all vigilance and watchfulness.Mercedes of Castile|J. Fenimore Cooper