- using or displaying precaution: a precautious reply; a precautious person.
Origin of precautious
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Related Words for precautiousnoncommittal, watchful, prudent, tactful, considerate, thoughtful, reasonable, attentive, careful, intelligent, restrained, alert, awake, cagey, calculating, chary, circumspect, civil, conservative, diplomatic
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