What does Cautious mean?

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ˈkɔ ʃəsCau·tious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. timid, cautiousadjective

    people who are fearful and cautious

    "whitewater rafting is not for the timid"

  2. cautiousadjective

    showing careful forethought

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

  3. cautious, conservativeadjective

    avoiding excess

    "a conservative estimate"

Wiktionary

  1. cautiousadjective

    careful; using or exercising caution; tentative

    He took a few cautious steps out the door.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cautiousadjective

    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

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cautious in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cautious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Cautious in a Sentence

  1. Matt Ashton:

    We have to deal with Covid still as if it is still around because it is, even if it is at low levels, so we have to be cautious in our approach.

  2. Confucius:

    The cautious seldom err.

  3. Koya Miyamae:

    Companies are turning cautious about base pay hikes as the new virus outbreak will exacerbate declines in profits, as the virus outbreak deepens, labour unions are also losing momentum towards base pay hikes, and both manufacturers and non-manufacturers become half-hearted about wage hikes.

  4. Edward Moya:

    Gold’s pain over the last couple of months has been the rising Treasury yields and now that has pretty much been alleviated, the current outlook for the global economy is still mixed... You’re going to see a much more cautious approach in the next quarter and that’s probably going to see gold start to see some safe haven flows.

  5. Nick Twidale:

    Traders continue to operate in a 'wait and watch' mode as they look for the next opportunity in a cautious market, two big event risks are now behind us with the ECB and Fed.

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