unwatchful


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unwatchful

(ʌnˈwɒtʃfʊl)
adj
not watchful or not alert to danger; inattentive
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unwatchful - not alert to what is potentially dangerous
unwary - not alert to danger or deception; "the shrieks of unwary animals taken by surprise"; "some thieves prey especially on unwary travelers"; "seduce the unwary reader into easy acquiescence"- O.J.Campbell
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Mary Preston is an innocent young woman invited by an unwatchful aunt to visit a sophisticated country estate that contains the ruins of an abbey.
Nine years later, his parents smuggled him and his sister and brothers past the unwatchful eyes of border police to immigrant-packed Chicago.
This is not to mention the routine attacks against Palestinian people, homes, orchards, mosques and water systems by Zionist settler-thugs who often carry out their criminal deeds under the unwatchful eyes of nearby Israeli troops.