As nouns the difference between observer and sabbatist
is that observer
is one who makes observations, monitors or takes notice while sabbatist
is (judaism) one who exhibits sabbatism; a strict observer of the sabbath.
One who makes observations, monitors or takes notice
One who adheres or follows laws, guidelines, etc.
- Most impartial observers agreed that Sampras had not served well.
A person sent as a representative, to a meeting or other function to monitor but not to participate
- I shall be an observer of the local customs.
(military) A crew member on an aircraft who makes observations of enemy positions or aircraft
- The UN sent many observers to the country's first elections.
(military) A sentry etc. manning an observation post
- The only crew-member to survive the crash was the Canadian observer .
- We waited till dusk when the observers' vision was poorest.
(Judaism) One who exhibits Sabbatism; a strict observer of the Sabbath.