cautious definition

  • adjective:
    • Showing or exercising care; mindful.
    • Tentative or restrained; guarded: experienced a cautious optimism that offer is acknowledged.
    • careful; using or working out care; tentative
    • mindful of examine likely impacts and effects of functions with a view in order to prevent risk or misfortune; sensible; circumspect; wary; watchful.
    • preventing extra
    • showing careful forethought
  • others:
    • having or displaying care; mindful of likely results and effects of activities with a view to prevent risk or misfortune; wise; circumspect; wary; watchful: because, a cautious general; a cautious advance.
    • With of prior to the object of caution: wary in regards to the risks of; afraid or heedful of this potential risks involved in.
    • Over-prudent; timorous; shy.
    • Synonyms Prudent, cautious, wary, vigilant, heedful, thoughtful, scrupulous.
  • noun:
    • those who are fearful and careful

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