cautious, careful, wary

cautious, careful, wary
مُحتاط \ cautious, careful, wary.

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  • cautious — cautious, circumspect, wary, chary, calculating are comparable when meaning prudently attentive to the dangers one may encounter or the risks one may face, or revealing such attendveness. The same differences in implications and connotations are… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • wary — [wer′ē] adj. warier, wariest [< WARE2 + Y2] 1. cautious; on one s guard 2. characterized by caution [a wary look] SYN. CAREFUL wary …   English World dictionary

  • careful — 1 solicitous, anxious, worried, concerned (see under CARE n) Analogous words: disquieted, perturbed, discomposed, disturbed, upset (see DISCOMPOSE): troubled, distressed (see TROUBLE vb): *watchful, vigilant, alert 2 Careful, meticulous,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • careful — carefully, adv. carefulness, n. /kair feuhl/, adj. 1. cautious in one s actions: Be careful when you cross the street. 2. taking pains in one s work; exact; thorough: a careful typist. 3. (of things) done or performed with accuracy or caution:… …   Universalium

  • careful — care•ful [[t]ˌkɛər fəl[/t]] adj. 1) cautious in one s actions: careful when crossing the street[/ex] 2) taking pains in one s work: a careful typist[/ex] 3) done or performed with accuracy or caution: careful research[/ex] 4) solicitously mindful …   From formal English to slang

  • wary — adjective 1) he was trained to be wary Syn: cautious, careful, circumspect, on one s guard, chary, alert, on the lookout, on one s toes, on the qui vive; attentive, heedful, watchful, vigilant, observant; informal wide awake See no …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • wary — adjective 1) he was trained to be wary Syn: cautious, careful, circumspect, on one s guard, chary, alert, on the lookout, attentive, heedful, watchful, vigilant, observant 2) we are wary of strangers Syn …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • cautious — cau·tious || kɔːʃəs adj. careful, wary …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wary — /ˈwɛəri / (say wairree) adjective (warier, wariest) 1. watchful, or on one s guard, especially habitually; on the alert; cautious; careful. 2. characterised by caution. {ware2 (adjective) + y1} …  

  • Cautious — Cau tious, a. [Cf. L. cautus, fr. caver. See {Caution}.] Attentive to examine probable effects and consequences of acts with a view to avoid danger or misfortune; prudent; circumspect; wary; watchful; as, a cautious general. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wary — Wa ry, a. [Compar. {Warier}; superl. {Wariest}.] [OE. war, AS. w[ae]r; akin to Icel. v?rr, Dan. & Sw. var, Goth. wars, G. gewahr aware, OHG. wara notice, attention, Gr. ? to see. Cf. {Aware}, {Garment}, {Garnish}, {Garrison}, {Panorama}, {Ward},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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