careful definition

  • adjective:
    • mindful of potential danger, mistake, or damage; careful: had been cautious when crossing the busy road; gave a careful answer.
    • Thorough and painstaking in action or execution; careful: a careful search; careful art restorers.
    • defensive; solicitous: Be careful of their emotions.
    • Saturated In cares or anxiety: "Thou art mindful and distressed about several things” ( Luke 10:41).
    • filled with care or grief; sorrowful, unfortunate.
    • high in cares or anxiety; worried, troubled.
    • Having treatment (for); attentive to possible risk, error or harm; careful.
    • Conscientious and painstaking; meticulous.
    • saturated in attention; nervous; solicitous.
    • Filling with care or solicitude; revealing to concern, anxiety, or trouble; painful.
    • using care; giving great heed; watchful; cautious; provident; not indifferent, heedless, or reckless; -- frequently followed closely by of, for, or perhaps the infinitive.
    • aware into the future in spending money
    • unhurried in accordance with attention and self-esteem
    • high in cares or anxiety
    • working out care or showing care or attention
    • cautiously conscious
  • others:
    • high in care or grief; grieving; sorrowful.
    • high in attention; anxious; solicitous.
    • Filling properly or solicitude; exposing to issue, anxiety, or difficulty; care-causing; painful.
    • Excited; eager; vehement.
    • Attentive to assist, support, or shield; provident: previously with concerning, now typically with of, ahead of the object.
    • Giving great heed; watchful; careful: since, be careful to maintain great works; be mindful of the discussion.
    • Showing or through with attention or attention: as, consideration.
    • Provident, thoughtful, heedful.
    • Prudent, wary, etc.
  • noun:
    • One full of attention or sadness.

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