What does cautious mean?

Definitions for cautious
ˈkɔ ʃəscau·tious

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  1. cautious(Adjective)

    careful; using or exercising caution; tentative

    He took a few cautious steps out the door.

Webster Dictionary

  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

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

How to pronounce cautious?

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How to say cautious in sign language?

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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. Benoit Anne:

    There is a bit of respite, but this is not the turnaround, it's a technical squeeze, we are cautious from a global emerging markets perspective and short-term bearish tactically.

  2. Brian Gu:

    We are seeing investors become more cautious, selective and keenly focused on the frontrunners. I think this trend is likely to persist.

  3. Robert Brown:

    It says to the NYPD, you have to be very cautious about taking your gun out, to the point of risking your own life.

  4. Brian Pow:

    It's a cautious start to the year.

  5. Doug Oberhelman:

    I'm not going to declare a bottom in China, i am cautious, but that is a better statistic than we have had.

Images & Illustrations of cautious

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