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Definition of 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

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

For the first half of this century, High Court judges have been cautious to the point of timidity in expressing any criticism of governmental action; the independence of the judiciary has been of a decidedly subordinate character.
Ferdinand Mount

The cautious seldom err.

There are grounds for cautious optimism that we may now be near the end ofthe search for the ultimate laws of nature.
Stephen Hawking

People need to be cautious because anything built by man can be destroyed by Mother Nature.
Russel Honore
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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
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