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

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Nicole Wong:

    Technology companies are rightfully cautious because they are global players, and if they build it for one purpose they don't get to say it can't be used for anything else, if you build it, they will come - it will also be used in China to stop dissidents.

  2. Jeneda Benally:

    It's tricky because we have to be very cautious, our ancestors would never have imagined we're teaching our ways through these airwaves that exist.

  3. Van Baker:

    Apple is being cautious. There are too many unknowns around how this product will perform.

  4. Jerome Schupp:

    All problems are still in front of us after the Brexit vote ... and investors will remain cautious before the earnings season starts in a few days.

  5. Chief Financial Officer Lora Ho:

    While China's smartphone market shows signs of recovery, customers remain cautious in general.

Images & Illustrations of cautious

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