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circumspect


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Circumspect  \Cir"cum*spect\,  a.  [L.  circumspectus  p.  p.  of 
  circumspicere  to  look  about  one's  self  to  observe;  circum  + 
  spicere,  specere  to  look  See  {Spy}.] 
  Attentive  to  all  the  circumstances  of  a  case  or  the  probable 
  consequences  of  an  action  cautious;  prudent;  wary. 
 
  Syn:  See  {Cautious}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  circumspect 
  adj  :  heedful  of  potential  consequences;  "circumspect  actions"; 
  "physicians  are  now  more  circumspect  about  recommending 
  its  use";  "a  discreet  investor"  [syn:  {discreet}] 




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