Observation meaning

ŏbzər-vāshən
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The definition of an observation is the act of noticing something or a judgment or inference from something seen or experienced.

An example of observation is the watching of Haley's Comet.

An example of observation is making the statement that a teacher is proficient from watching him teach several times.

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A comment or remark based on something observed.
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Observance, as of laws, customs, etc.
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For observing.
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A judgement based on observing.
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The act of noting and recording some event; or the record of such noting.
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The fact of being seen or noticed.

Seeking to avoid observation.

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An inference, judgment, or remark that is made by observing.

Made some sharp observations about the movie.

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The act of observing, and the fact of being observed.
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Origin of observation

  • From Latin observatio

    From Wiktionary