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Cautious

Synonyms for cautious:

Sense 1

methodical, punctilious, assiduous, studious, systematic, white-glove, afraid, organized, risk-averse.

Sense 2

extreme, forehanded, judicial, thoroughgoing, youthful, rigorous, deliberation, selective.

Sense 3

delicacy, neat.

Sense 4

exact.

Sense 5

serious.

Sense 17

close.

perceptive

prescient.

prudent

canny.

reserved

noncommittal.

urbane

tactful.

Other synonyms and related words:

bourgeois, canny, judicial, dilatory, restrained, deliberation, forehanded, fabian, on the alert, timid, thoroughgoing, cagey, gingerly, awake, methodical, systematic, materialistic, button-down, conservative, assiduous, delicacy, overcautious, unadventurous, afraid, wakeful, chary, cagy, neat, punctilious, noncommittal, tactful, sleepless, moderate, organized, prescient, rigorous, serious, buttoned-down, extreme, jealous, wise, exact.

all (adjective)

conservative.

attentive (adjective)

entranced, absorbed, responsible, regardful, careful, mindful, watchful, alert, engrossed, attentive, enraptured, observing, Hearkening, sharp, diligent, concerned, Immersed, Considering, fascinated, heedful, interested, Concentrating, intent, rapt, observant, vigilant, Scrutinizing.

careful, guarded (adjective)

discreet, vigilant, politic, considerate, gingerly, watchful, heedful, cagey, safe, provident, circumspect, chary, wary, prudent, alert, judicious.

cautious (adjective)

prudent, alert, careful, observant, deliberate, attentive, aware, circumspect, watchful, heedful, guarded, mindful, wary.

circumspect (adjective)

judicious, prudent, careful, discriminatory, politic, watchful, safe, diplomatic, observant, circumspect, discretionary, discreet, thoughtful, mindful, considerate, solicitous.

defensive (adjective)

secure, Sheltering, protective, defensive, armored, countering, buffering, guarded, wary, guarding, shielding.

gingerly (adjective)

gingerly.

on guard (adjective)

guarding.

vigilant (adjective)

provident, watchful, precise, exacting, ready, thorough, fastidious, alert, regardful, meticulous, careful, scrupulous, diligent, finical, thoughtful, mindful, particular, fussy, prepared, prudent, observant, strict, watching, heedful, conscientious, vigilant, guarded, responsible, sharp-eyed, attentive.

Sense 1 (noun)

systematic, organized, exact, methodical.

Sense 2 (noun)

forehanded.

cautious (noun)

conservative, fabian, guarded, overcautious, gingerly, restrained, cagy, careful, moderate, timid, dilatory, unadventurous, chary, cagey.

group (noun)

timid.

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