OTHER WORDS FROM guardedguard·ed·ly, adverbguard·ed·ness, nounself-guarded, adjectivewell-guarded, adjective
How to use guarded in a sentence
Smith spoke guardedly of the 13 months during which Assange was his houseguest.An Assange Supporter on the WikiLeaks Founder’s Ecuador Embassy Home|Peter Popham|August 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I'm not religious myself, but I think it's a shame that liberalism is so guardedly secular.
The mood among veteran Burma critics can best be described as watchful—with some guardedly optimistic, and others skeptical.Hillary Clinton in Burma: Why She's Visiting the Oppressed State|Lennox Samuels|November 19, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Latino groups in Arizona remain guardedly optimistic that Pearce has been at least temporarily stopped.
Here and there it opened—guardedly—to admit a railway or highway.
They were waiting at a corner for a break in the street traffic, and he turned toward her guardedly.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
"One will do, Frank; and another thing," the ranchman said guardedly.Hidden Gold|Wilder Anthony
There was no answer, but the efforts on the outside ceased for a minute, to be resumed more guardedly than at first.The Phantom of the River|Edward S. Ellis
"Let your auspicious mouth be widely opened," replied Lao Ting guardedly.Kai Lung's Golden Hours|Ernest Bramah
But the story of Mrs. So-and-so's indiscretion while still Miss Such-and-such must be talked of more guardedly.Somehow Good|William de Morgan