Definitions for cautiousˈkɔ ʃəs

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  1. timid, cautious(adj)

    people who are fearful and cautious

    "whitewater rafting is not for the timid"

  2. cautious(adj)

    showing careful forethought

    "reserved and cautious; never making swift decisions"; "a cautious driver"

  3. cautious, conservative(adj)

    avoiding excess

    "a conservative estimate"

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  1. cautious(Adjective)

    careful; using or exercising caution; tentative

    He took a few cautious steps out the door.

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  1. Cautious(adj)

    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

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    Rank popularity for the word 'cautious' in Adjectives Frequency: #951


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