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Definition of Cautious

Cautious

  1. 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.

Cautious Quotations

The cautious seldom err.
Confucius

Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations... can never effect a reform.
Susan B. Anthony

The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all.
Jawaharlal Nehru

Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature.
Tom Robbins

If I advocate cautious optimism it is not because I do not have faith in the future but because I do not want to encourage blind faith.
Aung San Suu Kyi
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Cautious Translations

cautious in Afrikaans is versigtig
cautious in Danish is forsigtig
cautious in Dutch is voorzichtig, behoedzaam
cautious in German is vorsichtig
cautious in Norwegian is forsiktig, forsiktig, varsom
cautious in Portuguese is cauteloso