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Observation (IPA: /ˌɑbzɝˈveɪʃən/)


Observation (n.)

The act or the faculty of observing or taking notice; the act of seeing, or of fixing the mind upon, anything.

Observation (n.)

The result of an act, or of acts, of observing; view; reflection; conclusion; judgment.

Observation (n.)

Hence: An expression of an opinion or judgment upon what one has observed; a remark.

Observation (n.)

Performance of what is prescribed; adherence in practice; observance.

Observation (n.)

The act of recognizing and noting some fact or occurrence in nature, as an aurora, a corona, or the structure of an animal.

Observation (n.)

Specifically, the act of measuring, with suitable instruments, some magnitude, as the time of an occultation, with a clock; the right ascension of a star, with a transit instrument and clock; the sun's altitude, or the distance of the moon from a star, with a sextant; the temperature, with a thermometer, etc.

Observation (n.)

The information so acquired.

Observation

Active acquisition of information from a primary source

Observation

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Observation Synonyms

Notice, Observance

Observation Synonyms

Watching, Observance

Observation Synonyms

Reflection, Reflexion

Observation Rhymes


Haitian, Haitien, Mation, Nation, Ration, Station

Alsatian, Carnation, Castration, Causation, Cessation, Cetacean, Citation, Creation, Cremation, Croatian, Crustacean, Dalmatian, Damnation, Deflation, Dictation, Dilation, Donation, Duration, Elation, Filtration, Fixation, Flirtation, Flotation, Formation, Foundation, Frustration, Gestation, Gradation, Gyration, Horatian, Hydration, Inflation, Lactation, Libration, Ligation, Location, Migration, Mutation, Narration, Negation, Nitration, Notation, Optation, Oration, Ovation, Plantation, Privation, Probation, Proration, Prostration, Quotation, Reflation, Relation, Rotation, Salvation, Sarmatian, Sedation, Sensation, Stagflation, Stagnation, Starvation, Summation, Taxation, Temptation, Translation, Vacation, Vaxstation, Vibration, Vocation

Abdication, Aberration, Abrogation, Acclimation, Accusation, Activation, Adaptation, Admiration, Adoration, Adulation, Advocation, Affectation, Affirmation, Affrication, Aggravation, Agitation, Allegation, Allocation, Alteration, Altercation, Amputation, Animation, Annexation, Annotation, Appalachian, Appellation, Application, Approbation, Arbitration, Aspiration, Assocation, Augmentation, Automation, Aviacion, Aviation, Avocation, Backwardation, Bifurcation, Calculation, Calibration, Cancellation, Celebration, Cogitation, Coloration, Combination, Commendation, Compensation, Compilation, Complication, Computation, Concentration, Condemnation, Condensation, Confirmation, Confiscation, Conflagration, Confrontation, Congregation, Conjugation, Connotation, Consecration, Conservation, Consolation, Constellation, Consternation, Constipation, Consultation, Consummation, Contemplation, Conversation, Convocation, Coronation, Corp, Corp., Corporation, Correlation, Culmination, Cultivation, D'aviation, Declaration, Decoration, Dedication, Defamation, Deformation, Degradation, Dehydration, Delegation, Demarcation, Demonstration, Deportation, Depravation, Depredation, Deprivation, Derivation, Desecration, Desiccation, Designation, Desolation, Desperation, Destination, Detonation, Devastation, Deviation, Dilatation, Disinflation, Dislocation, Dispensation, Disputation, Dissertation, Dissipation, Distillation, Divination, Domination, Duplication, Education, Elevation, Elongation, Emanation, Embarkation, Emigration, Emulation, Equitation, Escalation, Estimation, Evocation, Excavation, Excitation, Exclamation, Exhalation, Exhortation, Exhumation, Expectation, Expiration, Explanation, Explication, Exploitation, Exploration, Fabrication, Fascination, Federation, Fermentation, Fibrillation, Figuration, Fluctuation, Fluoridation, Foliation, Formulation, Fragmentation, Fumigation, Gastrulation, Generation, Germination, Glaciation, Graduation, Granulation, Gravitation, Habitation, Hesitation, Hibernation, Illustration, Imitation, Immigration, Implantation, Implication, Importation, Impregnation, Imputation, Incantation, Incarnation, Inclination, Incrustation, Incubation, Indentation, Indexation, Indication, Indignation, Infestation, Infiltration, Inflammation, Information, Inhalation, Innovation, Inspiration, Installation, Instigation, Insulation, Integration, Intimation, Intonation, Inundation, Invitation, Invocation, Irrigation, Irritation, Isolation, Jubilation, Laceration, Legislation, Levitation, Liberation, Limitation, Liquidation, Litigation, Lubrication, Machination, Malformation, Masturbation, Maturation, Mediation, Medication, Meditation, Menstruation, Ministration, Miscreation, Miseration, Mitigation, Moderation, Modulation, Molestation, Motivation, Mutilation, Navigation, Nomination, Nucleation, Obfuscation, Obligation, Observation, Occupation, Operation, Orchestration, Ordination, Oscillation, Ostentation, Ovulation, Oxidation, Pagination, Palpitation, Penetration, Perforation, Permutation, Perspiration, Perturbation, Pigmentation, Pollination, Population, Preparation, Presentation, Preservation, Proclamation, Procreation, Profanation, Propagation, Protestation, Provocation, Publication, Punctuation, Radiation, Realization, Recantation, Recitation, Reclamation, Recreation, Reformation, Refutation, Registration, Regulation, Rehydration, Relaxation, Relocation, Renovation, Reparation, Replication, Reputation, Reservation, Resignation, Respiration, Restoration, Retardation, Revelation, Revocation, Rumination, Sanitation, Saturation, Segmentation, Segregation, Separation, Sequestration, Simulation, Situation, Speculation, Stimulation, Stipulation, Strangulation, Subluxation, Suffocation, Superstation, Syndication, Tabulation, Termination, Titillation, Toleration, Transformation, Transplantation, Transportation, Trepidation, Tribulation, Unimation, Univation, Usurpation, Vaccination, Vacillation, Validation, Valuation, Variation, Vegetation, Ventilation, Vindication, Violation, Visitation
Abbreviation, Abomination, Acceleration, Accommodation, Accreditation, Accumulation, Adjudication, Administration, Affiliation, Agglomeration, Alienation, Alleviation, Amalgamation, Amelioration, Amortization, Amplification, Annihilation, Anticipation, Appreciation, Appropriation, Approximation, Argumentation, Articulation, Assassination, Assimilation, Association, Authentication, Authorization, Balkanization, Capitulation, Centralization, Certification, Christianization, Civilization, Clarification, Classification, Coagulation, Codification, Cogeneration, Cohabitation, Collaboration, Colonization, Colorization, Commemoration, Communication, Communization, Concatenation, Conciliation, Confabulation, Confederation, Configuration, Conglomeration, Congratulation, Consideration, Consolidation, Contamination, Continuation, Cooperation, Coordination, Corroboration, Decaffeination, Decapitation, Deceleration, Deforestation, Degeneration, Deification, Deliberation, Delineation, Demodulation, Demonization, Denomination, Denunciation, Depopulation, Depreciation, Deregulation, Desalination, Desegregation, Determination, Detoxication, Devaluation, Discoloration, Discrimination, Disembarkation, Disinclination, Disinformation, Disintegration, Dissemination, Dissociation, Documentation, Domestication, Dramatization, Echolocation, Edification, Ejaculation, Elaboration, Elimination, Emancipation, Enumeration, Equalization, Equivocation, Eradication, Evacuation, Evaluation, Evaporation, Exacerbation, Exaggeration, Examination, Exasperation, Exfoliation, Exhilaration, Exoneration, Expatriation, Expropriation, Extermination, Extrapolation, Facilitation, Falsification, Fertilization, Finlandization, Fortification, Gasification, Genetization, Gentrification, Globalization, Glorification, Gratification, Hallucination, Harmonization, Humiliation, Hybridization, Hydrogenation, Hyperinflation, Illumination, Imagination, Immunization, Impersonation, Implementation, Improvisation, Inactivation, Inauguration, Incarceration, Incorporation, Incrimination, Indoctrination, Infatuation, Inhabitation, Initiation, Inoculation, Insemination, Insinuation, Instrumentation, Interpretation, Interrogation, Intimidation, Intoxication, Invalidation, Investigation, Ionization, Irradiation, Islamization, Justification, Legalization, Liberalization, Localization, Magnetization, Magnification, Manifestation, Manipulation, Maximization, Mechanization, Misallocation, Misapplication, Miscalculation, Misinformation, Mobilization, Modernization, Modification, Multiplication, Mummification, Negotiation, Neutralization, Normalization, Notification, Nullification, Optimization, Organisation, Organization, Orientation, Origination, Ornamentation, Ossification, Pacification, Panelization, Participation, Pasteurization, Perpetuation, Polarization, Pontification, Precipitation, Predestination, Prefabrication, Premeditation, Preoccupation, Pressurization, Privatisation, Privatization, Procrastination, Prognostication, Proliferation, Pronunciation, Purification, Qualification, Quantification, Ramification, Ratification, Reaffirmation, Reallocation, Recalculation, Recommendation, Reconfirmation, Recrimination, Rectification, Recuperation, Redecoration, Rededication, Reforestation, Refrigeration, Regeneration, Regimentation, Reincarnation, Reiteration, Rejuvenation, Remediation, Remuneration, Renomination, Renunciation, Repatriation, Representation, Repudiation, Reregulation, Resuscitation, Retaliation, Revaluation, Reverberation, Russification, Sanctification, Sedimentation, Simplification, Socialization, Solicitation, Sophistication, Specialization, Specification, Stabilization, Stalinization, Standardization, Sterilization, Subordination, Subsidization, Substantiation, Tabloidization, Triangulation, Unification, Unionization, Urbanization, Utilization, Vaporization, Verification, Victimization, Vilification, Visualization, Vulgarization, Westernization

Spanish Translation

Observation in Spanish is Observación

Tagalog Translation

Observation in Tagalog is Obserbasyon

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it." - Observation

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A Decalogue of Canons for Observation in Practical Life" - Thomas Jefferson

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Art that means anything in the life of a community must bear some relation to current interpretations of the mystery of the universe. Our rigid separation of the humanities and the sciences has temporarily left our art stranded or stammering and incoherent. Both art and science ought to be blended in our early education of our children's emotions and powers of observation, and that harmony carried forward in later education." - Observation

Example Sentence (Quote)

"At any one time there is a natural tendency among physicists to believe that we already know the essential ingredients of a comprehensive theory. But each time a new frontier of observation is broached we inevitably discover new phenomena which force us to modify substantially our previous conceptions. I believe this process to be unending, that the delights and challenges of unexpected discovery will continue always." - Observation

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Dans les champs de l'observation le hasard ne favorise que les esprits préparés." - Observation


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