Difference between Alert and Aware

What is the difference between Alert and Aware?

Alert as an adjective is attentive; awake; on-guard. while Aware as an adjective is vigilant or on one's guard against danger or difficulty.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Attentive; awake; on-guard.

Part of speech: noun

Definition: An alarm. A notification.

Part of speech: verb

Definition: To give warning to.

Example sentence: It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Vigilant or on one's guard against danger or difficulty.Conscious or having knowledge of something

Example sentence: Steve Irwin did wonderful conservation work but I was uncomfortable about some of his stunts. Even if animals aren't aware that you are not treating them with respect, the viewers are.

We hope you now know whether to use Alert or Aware in your sentence.

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