- showing, using, or characterized by caution: a cautious man; To be cautious is often to show wisdom.
Origin of cautious
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prudent, guarded, wary, chary, circumspect, watchful, vigilant.
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Examples from the Web for uncautious
Yet the sands are by no means without danger, especially to the uncautious or unwary.
I am careless, improvident, uncautious, happy out of sheer well-being and overplus of physical energy.The Jacket (The Star-Rover)
- showing or having caution; wary; prudent
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Word Origin and History for uncautious
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