Definition of 'hypervigilant'
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We become hypervigilant and acutely focused on perceived threats. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They might feel nauseous or have headaches or be hypervigilant. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Your stepson could have been left in a dysregulated state whereby he is primed to be constantly hypervigilant to threat and to respond. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Anxious and hypervigilant, they kick off the second they feel threatened. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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