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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cautiously, carefully(adverb)

    as if with kid gloves; with caution or prudence or tact

    "she ventured cautiously downstairs"; "they handled the incident with kid gloves"

  2. conservatively, cautiously, guardedly(adverb)

    in a conservative manner

    "we estimated the number of demonstrators conservatively at 200,000."


  1. cautiously(Adverb)

    In a cautious manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cautiously(adverb)

    in a cautious manner

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cautiously in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cautiously in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of cautiously in a Sentence

  1. Chief Financial Officer Karen Hoguet:

    Our performance in the first half of the year was not as strong as we had hoped, but we are cautiously optimistic about our ability to improve this sales trend in the fall season.

  2. Dennis Kelly:

    Today, we are cautiously optimistic.

  3. Dean Turner:

    In recent sessions, markets have been reacting to every indicator, opinion poll and betting odds alike. Sterling, the FTSE 100 and the gilt market are all (relatively) flat, leveling off from some of the cautiously optimistic rallies earlier in the week.

  4. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen:

    Given the risks to the outlook, I consider it appropriate for the Committee to proceed cautiously in adjusting policy.

  5. Jose Baselga:

    While we can— and should— be cautiously optimistic, this is what the future of precision medicine looks like.

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