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Cautious

Cau´tious
a.1.Attentive to examine probable effects and consequences of acts with a view to avoid danger or misfortune; prudent; circumspect; wary; watchful; as, a cautious general.
Cautious feeling for another's pain.
- Byron.
Be swift to hear; but cautious of your tongue.
- Watts.
Noun1.cautious - people who are fearful and cautious; "whitewater rafting is not for the timid"
Synonyms: timid
Adj.1.cautious - showing careful forethought; "reserved and cautious; never making swift decisions"; "a cautious driver"
Antonyms:
incautious - lacking in caution; "an incautious remark"; "incautious talk"
2.cautious - avoiding excess; "a conservative estimate"
Synonyms: conservative
3.cautious - cautious in attitude and careful in actions; prudent; "a cautious answer"; "very cautious about believing everything she was told"
4.cautious - unwilling to take risks
alert, ambling, cagey, calculating, canny, careful, chary, claudicant, considerate, cozy, crawling, creeping, creeping like snail, curious, deliberate, demurring, diffident, disinclined to believe, disposed to doubt, easy, expedient, faltering, flagging, foot-dragging, foresighted, forethoughtful, gentle, gingerly, gradual, halting, hard of belief, hesitant, hesitating, hobbled, hobbling, idle, impervious to persuasion, inconvincible, incredulous, indolent, jibbing, judicious, languid, languorous, lazy, leaving out nothing, leery, leisurely, limping, loving, lumbering, mindful, moderate, noncommittal, on guard, overlooking no possibility, pawky, poking, poky, politic, precautious, provident, regardful, relaxed, reluctant, safe, sauntering, scheming, scrupling, shilly-shallying, shrewd, shuffling, shy of belief, skeptical, slack, slothful, slow, slow as death, slow as molasses, slow as slow, slow to act, slow-crawling, slow-foot, slow-going, slow-legged, slow-moving, slow-paced, slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing, slow-stepped, sluggish, snail-paced, snaillike, solicitous, staggering, sticking, stickling, straining, strolling, suspecting, suspicious, tender, tentative, thorough, timid, toddling, tortoiselike, tottering, trudging, turtlelike, unadventurous, uncommunicative, unconvincible, uncredulous, undaring, unenterprising, unhurried, unpersuadable, unpersuasible, unprecipitate, unwilling to accept, waddling, watchful
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