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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

Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.
Sigmund Freud

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

In each action we must look beyond the action at our past, present, and future state, and at others whom it affects, and see the relations of all those things. And then we shall be very cautious.
Blaise Pascal

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