Antonyms for circumspect:
Synonyms for circumspect:
Other synonyms and related words:
cautious, discreet (adjective)
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for circumspect:
- Clem wished it were possible to get at the secrets of which Mrs. Byass was doubtless in possession; Bessie on her side was reserved, circumspect. - "The Nether World", George Gissing.
- Nevertheless, though he seemed to be so extremely circumspect and cautious, yet even in matters of this nature, he could not avoid the calumnies of his enemies, but upon the score of married women, they accused him, as if he had connived at many things, and embezzled the public revenue to gratify their luxury. - "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
- And as any of his circumspect associates could inform you, Senator Sporty Jones was just such a man. - "The Short Line War", Merwin-Webster.