Word:

Careful

Care´ful   Pronunciation: kâr´f
a.1.Full of care; anxious; solicitous.
Be careful [Rev. Ver. "anxious"] for nothing.
- Phil. iv. 6.
The careful plowman doubting stands.
- Milton.
2.Filling with care or solicitude; exposing to concern, anxiety, or trouble; painful.
The careful cold beginneth for to creep.
- Spenser.
By Him that raised me to this careful height.
- Shak.
3.Taking care; giving good heed; watchful; cautious; provident; not indifferent, heedless, or reckless; - often followed by of, for, or the infinitive; as, careful of money; careful to do right.
Thou hast been careful for us with all this care.
- 2. Kings iv, 13.
What could a careful father more have done?
- Dryden.
Adj.1.careful - exercising caution or showing care or attention; "they were careful when crossing the busy street"; "be careful to keep her shoes clean"; "did very careful research"; "careful art restorers"; "careful of the rights of others"; "careful about one's behavior"
Antonyms:
careless - marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful; "careless about her clothes"; "forgotten by some careless person"; "a careless housekeeper"; "careless proofreading"; "it was a careless mistake"; "hurt by a careless remark"
2.careful - cautiously attentive; "careful of her feelings"; "heedful of his father's advice"
Synonyms: heedful
3.careful - with care and dignity; "walking at the same measured pace"; "with all deliberate speed"
Synonyms: deliberate, measured
4.careful - full of cares or anxiety; "Thou art careful and troubled about many things"-Luke 10.41
5.careful - mindful of the future in spending money; "careful with money"
Synonyms: thrifty
Scotch, advertent, agog, alert, all ears, all eyes, assiduous, aware, calculating, canny, chary, cheeseparing, concentrated, conscientious, conscionable, conscious, conserving, considerate, critical, curious, deliberate, diligent, discriminating, discriminative, duteous, dutiful, earnest, economic, economizing, enlightened, exact, fastidious, finical, finicking, finicky, forehanded, foresighted, frugal, fussy, gingerly, hesitant, intense, intent, intentive, judgmatic, judicial, judicious, labor-saving, leaving out nothing, loving, meticulous, mindful, money-saving, niggling, noncommittal, observant, observing, on guard, on the ball, on the job, open-eared, open-eyed, openmouthed, overconscientious, overlooking no possibility, overscrupulous, parsimonious, particular, pawky, penny-wise, politic, precise, provident, prudential, punctilious, punctual, reflecting, reflective, regardful, religious, safe, saving, scrimping, skimping, slow to act, solicitous, spare, sparing, strict, studied, systematic, tender, tender-conscienced, tentative, thorough, thrifty, time-saving, unadventurous, uncommunicative, undaring, unenterprising, unprecipitate, unwasteful, well-advised, well-judged
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