wariness

[ wair-ee-nis ]
/ ˈwɛər i nɪs /

noun

the state or quality of being wary.

Nearby words

  1. warhead,
  2. warhol,
  3. warhol, andy,
  4. warhorse,
  5. warily,
  6. waring,
  7. warison,
  8. wark,
  9. warks,
  10. warless

Origin of wariness

First recorded in 1545–55; wary + -ness

Related formso·ver·war·i·ness, noun

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