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open-eyed

[oh-puh n-ahyd] /ˈoʊ pənˈaɪd/
adjective
1.
having the eyes open.
2.
having the eyes wide open, as in wonder.
3.
watchful; observant; alert.
4.
deliberate; conscious; knowing:
an open-eyed commission of a crime.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605
Related forms
open-eyedly
[oh-puh n-ahy-id-lee, -ahyd-] /ˈoʊ pənˈaɪ ɪd li, -ˈaɪd-/ (Show IPA),
adverb
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  • The policeman was bewildered, and stared at him open-eyed.
  • Soon, three or four of the younger cousins were engaged in the conversation, listening with open-eyed wonder to their stories.
  • Parties of them rode about in surface cars in open-eyed wonder at the tall buildings.
British Dictionary definitions for open-eyed

open-eyed

adjective
1.
with the eyes wide open, as in amazement
2.
watchful; alert
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