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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

There are many talented people who haven't fulfilled their dreams because they over thought it, or they were too cautious, and were unwilling to make the leap of faith.
James Cameron

The cautious seldom err.
Confucius

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

Obama sees himself as such a huge change that he can be cautious about other societal changes. But what he doesn't realize is that legalizing gay marriage is like electing a black president. Before you do it, it seems inconceivable. Once it's done, you can't remember what all the fuss was about.
Maureen Dowd

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