Definitions For Alertness


  • Lively attentiveness
  • The process of paying close and continuous attention
  • A state of readiness to respond


  • Something (such as a message or loud sound) that tells people there is some danger or problem : an alarm or signal of danger
  • The state of being ready for something you have been warned about (such as an attack)
  • To give (someone) important information about a possible problem, danger, etc. : to warn (someone)
  • To make (someone) aware of something

Is Alertness a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Alertness is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Alertness in a Sentence

  • An alert guard stopped the robbers.
  • He was tired and had trouble staying alert while he was driving.
  • She wasn't mentally alert enough to answer the questions.
  • They sounded an alert when enemy planes were approaching the city.
  • Medical officials have put out an alert to hospitals to look out for the virus.
  • The government has issued a terrorism alert.
  • Several neighbors alerted the authorities when they noticed strangers acting suspiciously.
  • The governor alerted island residents that a hurricane was coming.
  • The teacher alerted the students that tests would be given the next day.

Synonyms for Alertness

Antonyms for Alertness

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