Definitions For Vigil


  • A purposeful surveillance to guard or observe
  • The rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival)
  • A period of sleeplessness
  • An event or a period of time when a person or group stays in a place and quietly waits, prays, etc., especially at night

Is Vigil a Scrabble Word?

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

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Words with Friends

The word Vigil is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Vigil in a Sentence

  • Kept vigil at their ailing son's bedside the entire time he was in the hospital

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