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incautious

[ in-kaw-shuhs ]
/ ɪnˈkɔ ʃəs /
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adjective

not cautious; careless; reckless; heedless.

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Origin of incautious

1695–1705; in-3 + cautious; compare Latin incautus in same sense

OTHER WORDS FROM incautious

in·cau·tious·ly, adverbin·cau·tious·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for incautious

incautious
/ (ɪnˈkɔːʃəs) /

adjective

not careful or cautious

Derived forms of incautious

incautiously, adverbincautiousness or incaution, noun
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