Fortunately, his long, final strokes signal the kind of caution that more often than not controls impulsive behavior.
At face value, this theory seemed absurd, so I treated it with a great deal of caution.
When the Tunisian protests began, many commentators rushed to caution that Tunisia was an exception.
caution: if your estimate spreads over a range like that, there's your first warning that your data are unreliable.
Still, the media consultants interviewed for this article urged some caution.
He went up to the portires, opened them with some caution and peered in.
That will be as well, but caution her not to mention it to Mrs Campbell or the girls, Martin.
The wind blew toward me and the game was too far for the need of caution, so I walked rapidly in their direction.
"No, thank you all the same," said Paul gratefully, yet with a certain amount of caution.
He maturely weighed his plans; the skill and caution of the execution could alone justify the temerity of the resolve.
c.1300, "bail, guarantee, pledge," from Old French caution "security, surety" (13c.), from Latin cautionem (nominative cautio) "caution, care, foresight, precaution," noun of action from past participle stem of cavere "to be on one's guard" (see caveat). The Latin sense re-emerged in English 16c.-17c. Meaning "word of warning" is from c.1600.
"to warn," 1640s, from caution (n.). Related: Cautioned; cautioning.