Origin of circumspect
Examples from the Web for circumspect
Some of the Americans joining ISIS are less than circumspect, especially online.
(LOC 1011-1015) One more adjective could be added to Summer's list: circumspect.
The president alluded to that authority when he spoke about the killing, indicating his awareness of a need to be circumspect.
But his subsequent actions will remain case by case and circumspect.
The poet remains coolly detached: a circumspect observer in the face of cataclysm.
Until nearly sundown the men's canoes had led, silent, circumspect, seeking game at every bend of the river.The Silent Places|Steward Edward White
It appeared so extraordinary that the sailor should sit by the lady that it made Ursus circumspect.The Man Who Laughs|Victor Hugo
I was careful to express just enough, and not too much, interest: one had to be circumspect with Uncle Zeke.Across the Years|Eleanor H. Porter
The most circumspect and devoted ally would have acted as he did.The Wilderness Fugitives|Edward S. Ellis
Mr. Marrapit laid the slippers upon his dressing-table; that afternoon greeted Mrs. Major with a circumspect reserve.Once Aboard The Lugger|Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson